7. Scientific and Technical Information Sources
7.1 NASA SBIR/STTR Homepage
Detailed information on NASA's SBIR/STTR Programs is available at: http://sbir.nasa.gov.
7.2 NASA Commercial Technology Network
The NASA Commercial Technology Network (NCTN) contains a significant amount of on line information about the NASA Commercial Technology Program. The address for the NCTN homepage is: http://nctn.hq.nasa.gov/
7.3 NASA Technology Utilization Services
The National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), sponsored by NASA in cooperation with other Federal agencies, serves as a national resource for technology transfer and commercialization. NTTC has a primary role to get Government research into the hands of U.S. businesses.Its gateway services make it easy to access databases and to contact experts in your area of research and development. For further information, call 800-678-6882.
NASA's network of Regional Technology Transfer Centers (RTTCs) provides business planning and development services. However, NASA does not accept responsibility for any services these centers may offer in the preparation of proposals.RTTCs can be contacted directly as listed below to determine what services are available and to discuss fees charged. Alternatively, to contact any RTTC, call 800-472-6785.
Center for Technology Commercialization
Massachusetts Technology Park
1400 Computer Drive
Westboro, MA 01581-5043
Technology Commercialization Center, Inc.
12050 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 340
Newport News, VA 23606
Georgia Institute of Technology
151 6th Street
216 O’Keefe Building
Atlanta, GA 30332-0640
Great Lakes Industrial Technology Center
Battelle Memorial Institute
20445 Emerald Parkway Drive, SW, Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44135
Mid-Continent Technology Transfer Center
Texas Engineering Extension Service
301 Tarrow Street
College Station, TX 77840-7896
Far-West Technology Transfer Center
University of Southern California
3716 South Hope Street, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90007-4344
7.4 United States Small Business Administration
The Policy Directives for the SBIR/STTR Programs, which also state the SBA policy for this Solicitation, may be obtained from the following source. SBA information can also be obtained at: http://www.sba.gov/.
Office of Innovation, Research and Technology
U.S. Small Business Administration
409 Third Street, S.W.
Washington, DC 20416
7.5 National Technical Information Service
The National Technical Information Service, an agency of the Department of Commerce, is the Federal Government's central clearinghouse for publicly funded scientific and technical information. For information about their various services and fees, call or write:
National Technical Information Service
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22161