The FLC’s Technology Locator service provides immediate, personalized search assistance and referrals that connect entrepreneurs, technology seekers and other industry representatives with federal laboratory expertise and technologies to further their R&D goals.
For anyone seeking to improve their product, solve a manufacturing issue or start a business, the Technology Locator serves as a matchmaker between you and the FLC community’s large network of laboratory resources. Through an extensive knowledge base of the federal laboratory system, the Technology Locator staff connects technology seekers with a lab that can provide the expertise and capabilities needed to get R&D projects off the ground.
As a no-cost public service to promote and facilitate the T2 process, numerous requests submitted through the Technology Locator have resulted in long-lasting partnerships and successful technology transfers.
How the Technology Locator Service Works
Send your technology R&D needs request to the FLC Technology Locator by calling, emailing, or submitting through our online request form!
Databases & Resources
The Technology Locator will search and identify lab resources and contacts that can respond to your specific requests.
Labs may have a tool to help you!
• A technology to license
• Facility or equipment to utilize
• Expert guidance or a collaboration opportunity.
When the right match is found, the Technology Locator will facilitate communication between the requestor and the lab. You work it out from there.