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GovLink Conference 2009 provided networking opportunities between federal, state, and local government agencies, large prime contractors, and small businesses. General Tattini will discuss contracting opportunities with JPL and provide an update on the NASA/JPL’s mission and expeditions.

Department of Defense

Featured were Department of Defense Technology Transfer opportunities such as:
15 USC 3710-15, Technology Innovation
10 USC 2515, Office of Technology Transition
10 USC 2359a, Technology Transition Initiative

CONTACT:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Phone: (818) 354-4321
Business Opportunities Office
Martin Ramirez
(818) 354-6093
martin.m.ramirez@jpl.nasa.gov
Mary Helen Ruiz
(818) 354-7532
maryhelen.ruiz@jpl.nasa.gov

DOD Office of Technology Transition

As the Acting Director for the Office of Technology Transition (OTT), Ms. Cynthia Gonsalves is responsible for formulating policies and establishing and managing programs that transition advanced technologies from research and development (R&D) to weapons systems in an affordable manner to assist in the commercialization of defense technologies. OTT is federally mandated by Congress under the following authorities: 15 U.S.C. 3710-15, Technology Innovation; 10 U.S.C. 2515, Office of Technology Transition; and 10 U.S.C. 2359a, Technology Transition Initiative.

Private sector programs include: Technology Transfer; Technology Transition Initiative (TTI); Manufacturing Technology Program (ManTech); the Defense Production Act Title III; and North American Technology and Industrial Base Organization (NATIBO).

CONTACT:
Department of Defense
Mrs. Cynthia Gonsalves
Director, Office of Technology Transition (OTT)
Office of Director, Research
Office of the Director, Defense Research and Engineering
Cynthia.gonsalves@osd.mil
(703)-607-5326

JPL

Federally (NASA)-owned “Federally-Funded Research and Development Center” (FFRDC)
• University (Caltech)-operated
• $17billionbusinessbase
• $1.7 billion business base
• 5,000 employees
• 177 acres (Includes 22 acres leased for parking) • 139 buildings and 36 trailers
• 673,000 net square feet of office space
• 906,000 net square feet of non-office space (e.g., labs)
• Nineteen spacecraft and ten instruments across the solar system

Technology innovation results

• 300 new technologies reported and evaluated per year
• 12 spin-off companies within 3 years
• 90 patents filed per year (including provisional filings)
• 150 industry R&D partnerships per year

JPL 2009 Business Budgets

$660 million in Private Industry Funding
$246 million in Small Business Funding
$63 million in Small-disadvantaged Business Funding
$50 million in Women-owned Business Funding

The overall objective of the JPL Small Business Program is to ensure small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, woman-owned businesses, HUBZone business and Historically Black Universities and Colleges have equitable opportunities to compete for subcontracts

Outreach is an important part of JPL’s small business program. By taking advantage of these information exchanges, small businesses can get the information necessary to compete effectively for JPL/NASA projects.
  • 16 High-Tech Conferences
  • 8 Space Science Symposia
  • 6 Small Business Round Tables
  • 8 ScienceForums

The JPL Business Opportunities Office uses the federal government’s Central Contractor Registration (CCR) to identify small businesses http://www.ccr.gov/SmallBusinesses.aspx

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California

Find out more about NASA and JPL, and their wide range of missions and discoveries
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov

JPL Acquisition Division http://acquisition.jpl.nasa.gov/default.htm JPL Business Opportunities Office http://acquisition.jpl.nasa.gov/boo http://acquisition.jpl.nasa.gov/boo NASA http://www.nasa.gov Small Business Administration http://www.sbaonline.sba.gov http://www.sbaonline.sba.gov Contracting Assistance We help California small businesses learn how to sell their products and services to the federal, state and local government. Technology Transfer - We can link technology companies to federal lab resources available for small businesses. The Federal Technology Center 4600 Roseville Road, Suite 100 North Highlands, CA 95660 Ph: 916.334.9388 http://www.theftc.org/



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