Technology Transfer


DefTech is a defense technology commercialization center in Maryland that works with entrepreneurs and companies to help them commercialize intellectual property developed by the U.S. Department of Defense. Explore the opportunities here. 

Fort Detrick Alliance

The Fort Detrick Alliance is a Frederick-based non-profit that helps build relationships and communication between Federal agencies at Fort Detrick and the community.  Connect with the Alliance here

Federal awards of financial assistance to carry out a public purpose can be found at

Military Health System Vendor Days

Hosted on base in Frederick, MHS Vendor Day is a free opportunity for vendors to showcase products to military medical logisticians and subject matter experts from the Defense Health Agency and six medical material agencies under the DOD. The event is held once a month, between March and November. Interested participants must register and receive approval online. Learn more here.

USAMRMC New Products and Ideas Portal

The NPI offers a web-based mechanism to gauge MRMC interest in medical-related products. Submissions of new ideas or products are reviewed by USAMRMC experts, who evaluate their applicability and provide feedback. Feedback may include referral to an existing Program or Broad Agency Announcement or an invitation to exhibit at an upcoming Vendor Day in Frederick.

Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer

As "America's Seed Fund," these programs are specifically designed to engage small businesses in the federal innovation research and development arena. 

National Cancer Institute (NCI) Frederick Technology Transfer Office

The Technology Transfer Center at NCI merges scientific inquires with commercial development through services including: transactional agreeements, marketing & promoting NIH technologies available for collaboration & intellectual property advice to NIH investigators to maintain commercial viability of NIH technologies. Learn more here.  

U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) Technology Transfer

Explore the business opportunities through USAMRIID's Office of Research & Technology Applications here