NMTC continued the conversation of ARL’s recent Open House and ARL’s Open Campus initiative that was was viewed by over 700 visitors.
Members Learned about new ideas coming from our speaker’s Tech Team office, and, changes to the tools available to you such as collaborative endeavors through Open Campus, that include: Cooperative Agreements, Educational Partnership Agreements and Cooperative Research and Development Agreements, more commonly referred to as CRADAs. Also, ARL’s new campus in Southern CA, opening April 2016
Mr. Tom Mulkern, our speaker, currently leads the Technology Transfer Team at ARL. He is responsible for directing Technology Transfer Programs that include; Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA), Patent License Agreements (PLA), Test Service Agreement (TSA), Manufacturing Technology (MANTECH) program, and International Cooperative Research, Development, and Acquisition (ICRDA) programs that support the ARL technology portfolio.
Participating in the discussion were members of the U of Delaware, Harford Community College and numerous defense contractors, including 6 members of the NMTC Board.
Download Mr Mulkern’s presentation here. Due to it’s extensive file size, it’s divided into thee parts, so please download all three to see the entire presentation.