NASA's technology investment plans are managed by the Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT).
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NASA's annual premier publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technology.
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JSC Health and Medicine IP Catalog
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Licensing JSC Technologies
Our office is helping industry benefit from NASA inventions by widely disseminating the technologies for scientific, academic, industrial, and commercial use.
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Many technologies developed at JSC have a software component, much of this software offers possibilities for uses in applications outside of the original design-sometime numerous applications. Software has been developed for GPS and navigation improvements, life support analysis, reporting systems, and much more.
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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs→
The SBIR and STTR programs provide an opportunity for small, high technology companies and research institutions to participate in government-sponsored research and development efforts in key technology areas.
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Improved Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) of Advanced Nonmetallic Structural Composites
Infrared (IR) contrast analysis and imaging that augments and improves flash IR thermography.
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Featured Success Stories
NASA Granted SunDanzer Refrigeration Inc. a Non-Exclusive License for Battery-Free Solar Powered Refrigeration Systems
Planned uses include vaccine refrigerators for remote locations and refrigerated containers for transporting food to U.S. troops. Learn more...