In keeping with NASA’s Strategic Plan, which calls for developing and expanding NASA’s technology and capability portfolio through partnering, Strategic partnerships works with entities from the commercial, academic, and other external sectors to identify and facilitate partnering opportunities to develop technologies that provide technology alternatives for NASA’s Mission Directorates.
- NASA Technologies of Interest Links:
NASA Technology Transfer Program
NASA Tech Briefs
Armstrong Flight Research Center Technology Transfer
NASA Scientific and Technical Information
- NASA Patents:
NASA patent portfolio
Technology Transfer Program
NASA’s Technology Transfer Program provides an outlet for NASA-developed technologies to be made available to the public.
NASA offers several resources for those interested in pursuing partnerships:
- Partnership Development
- How to Partner with NASA
- Technology Transfer
- Intellectual Property Management
- Commercial Space
- Spinoff 2020 (publication)
NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT) develops the policies, requirements, and strategy behind NASA’s technology development activities. Strategic Integration manages and coordinates the NASA Technology Executive Council and the Center Technology Council to evaluate NASA’s technology portfolio and identify technology gaps. In addition, the group oversees activities related to the Technology Taxonomy and develops NASA’s Strategic Space Technology Investment Plan.
Updated October 2020 by Kristin Stiner