NIST Publishes 2016 Department of Commerce Laboratories Technology Transfer Report

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the U.S. Commerce Department’s (DOC) 2016 Annual Report on Technology Transfer. The document provides an extensive view of the technology transfer activities of DOC’s three bureaus with research laboratories—NIST, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(link is external) (NOAA) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, which includes the Institute for Telecommunications Sciences(link is external) (ITS).

DOC laboratories work to ensure innovations developed in federal labs make their way to U.S. businesses to bolster their competitiveness in the international marketplace.