Volume 5, Number 2 March/April 1997
Langley Research Center received the Federal Laboratory Consortium's award
for excellence in technology transfer. During the dedication of a new building for Technico
Incorporated, Congressman Sisisky's (D-VA) remarks recognized NASA's contributions in technology
transfer. Technico's product line for this new building includes rubber technology expansion,
generated from Langley's Technology Opportunities Showcase (TOPS).
NASA's Lewis Research Center in Cleveland hosted a "Partnering Opportunities for Small
Businesses" workshop on April 24, 1997. The workshop was presented by the US Air
Force's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, the Lewis SBIR Office and the Ohio
Department of Development. Presentations were given by the Air Force, Lewis and the State of Ohio.
Small businesses learned about partnering opportunities with large companies and universities. Other
topics discussed were technology transfer, commercialization and intellectual properties. If you
missed this conference, a similar one will be held in the Dayton, Ohio, area on August 7, 1997.
For additional information and other inquiries, Call 800/848-1300, ext. 3887, or
Call 614/466-3887,Fax 614/644-5758,E-mail:
Go to the on-line NASA Commercial Technology Network at
to view and download the network's free screen saver. While visiting, follow the link to the web
edition of Spinoff '96an annual publication that highlights products and services made
possible by NASA technology. Print copies of Spinoff '96 may also be obtained
by calling the National Technology Transfer Center at 800/678-6882.
The Detector Development Laboratory (DDL) at Goddard Space Flight Center
in Greenbelt, Maryland, is a highly advanced semiconductor fabrication facility that meets all
the latest federal and state safety codes and regulations. RTI has developed for Goddard a virtual
tour of the DDL facility, available on CD-ROM for Windows 95 and Macintosh systems. The tour allows
interested companies to explore the lab and determine the fit with company needs and goals. The
CD-ROM and Goddard facility and capability brochures are available upon request.
For more information on NASA Goddard's DDL, contact Glenn Unger,
Call 301/286-5979,Fax 301/286-1717,E-mail:
NASA Official: Jonathan Root
Web Designer: Joe Goldfus