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.
Interested in collaborating with CDC scientists? Visit our “For Industry” section to learn more about opportunities with CDC and find out how you can collaborate with CDC subject matter experts to help address unmet public health needs. CDC PHIL photo, Robert Denty.
Stable Human Cell Lines Expressing Flavivirus Virus-Like Particles (VLPs) for Vaccine, Biologics, and Diagnostic Development. CDC PHIL photo, Cynthia Goldsmith.
CDC scientists often provide 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
- CDC Initiative Creates New Water Fluoridation Technology to Support Rural Health Needs
- CDC’s technology, Nootkatone, Registered with EPA
- 2021 Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) Interagency Award Partnership for SARS-CoV-2 Virus Specimen and Material Sharingexternal icon
- 2021 FLC for Excellence in Technology Transfer for CDC Trap for Control and Surveillance of Mosquitoes that Spread Zika, Dengue and Other Virusesexternal icon
CDC OTI staff participate in various conferences. Please ask our team members about CDC’s technology, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, and collaboration opportunities. Upcoming conferences include:
- BIO Digital – 6/10 – 6/18/21, virtual conferenceexternal icon
- 2021 AACC (American Association of Clinical Chemistry) Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo – to be confirmed – 9/26 – 9/20/21, Atlanta, GAexternal icon
- SBIR/STTR Fall Innovation Conference –10/18 – 10/21/21, Washington DC or virtualexternal icon
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 CDC TTO’s 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.