Technology Transfer & Industry Clinic Office
Advanced Manufacturing Partnership for Southern California (AMP SoCal), a new partnership between the USC Price School of Public Policy's Center for Economic Development and City of Los Angeles, resulted in Los Angeles receiving federal designation as a "Manufacturing Community, giving the region preferencial access to $1.3 billion in government funding for local aerospace and advanced manufacturing industries.
USC President C. L. Max Nikias and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the designation on May 28. 2014.
Southern California was one of only 12 regions designated as “Manufacturing Communities,” selected from among 70 communities nationwide based on the strength of their economic plans, the potential for impact in their communities and the depths of their partnerships across the public and private sectors.
Articles: The Wall Street Journal
Corporate-Funded Academic Inventions Spur Increased Innovation For article click here. (DOC)
Department of Defense SBIR Topics (DOC) Click Here
Upcoming Grant Opportunities
Small Business grants require a small business as a partner. With the SBIR program the proposal is submitted by the small business with a subaward or contract to the University. In the STTR program the Principle Investigator can be either with the University or with the small business. STTR’s are for University developed research to be commercialized with the small business as a partner to develop a commercial version.
Department of Defense and Homeland Security: SBIR proposals due January 22nd , STTR due April 9th,
NASA due January 29th
National Institute for Disabilities and Rehabilitation: due February 14th
Department of Transportation: due April 4th
Health and Human Services/National Institutes of Health: due first week of April, 2014
IP Lunch and Learn Series: For Faculty, Staff and Students
Office to Help Patent, License Research
May 28, 2013
This office has been tasked with encouraging, developing, protecting and commercializing technological advances and other intellectual property at Cal Poly Pomona.
The Technology Transfer/Industry Clinic Office will develop patents and licensing agreements, as well as help train students in solving real-life problems encountered by business and industry partners.
Director: Marie Talnack (Georgina M. Talnack)firstname.lastname@example.org
Building 1, Room 222