CDC Technology Transfer Office (TTO)
The photo shows a CDC scientist implementing molecular testing, in order to test for different types of polio. CDC PHIL photo, James Gathany.
Learn more about collaboration opportunities with CDC scientists. CDC PHIL photo, James Gathany.
Our purpose: transferring CDC innovations into products to benefit public health. CDC photo.
Learn about collaborative opportunities available to CDC researchers. CDC PHIL photo, Nicholas Tenorio.
A CDC scientist was reviewing a plate with serological test samples. Serological testing is used to detect SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, which indicate past infection with the virus that causes COVID-19, and is important to the understanding of disease prevalence within a population. CDC PHIL photo, James Gathany.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Technology Transfer Office (TTO) partners with industry, academia, non-profits, and other government agencies to transfer CDC’s research portfolio into products and services to improve public health.
CDC often facilitates solutions to unmet public health needs, by licensing or commercializing technologies. Here are a few ways CDC technologies have made an impact. CDC PHIL photo, James Gathany.
CDC News and Awards
- Sonic Healthcare USA to Begin Monkeypox Testing Today, Increasing Nationwide Testing Capacity
- Aegis Sciences to Begin Monkeypox Testing Today, Increasing Nationwide Testing Capacity | CDC Online Newsroom | CDC
- Quest Diagnostics to Begin Monkeypox Testing Today, Increasing Nationwide Testing Capacity
- Mayo Clinic Laboratories to Begin Monkeypox Testing Today, Increasing Nationwide Testing Capacity
- Rapid Diagnostic Testing for Response to the Monkeypox Outbreak — Laboratory Response Network, United States, May 17–June 30, 2022
- CDC Initiative Creates New Water Fluoridation Technology to Support Rural Health Needs
- FLC | Agencies Unite to Fight COVID-19 by Rapidly Sharing SARS-CoV-2 Virus Samples and Materials (federallabs.org)
- FLC | Trap to Control Mosquitoes that Spread Dengue and Other Viruses (federallabs.org)
Our staff participate in various conferences. Please ask our team members about CDC’s technology, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, and collaboration opportunities.
CDC photo, Office of Technology and Innovation.
CDC Researchers interested in reporting new inventions, developing collaborative partnerships with outside parties, and beginning new agreements can visit our “For CDC Researchers” section to find out how to get started with TTO staff assistance. Our Employee Discovery and Invention Report (EIR) form is located on CDC’s intranet. Search “TTO,” then look under “Quick Links.” We can gladly guide you through the process. CDC Photo, James Gathany.
Contact us with questions at 404-639-1330 or TTO@CDC.gov.