Feb 06

What is the Technology Marketplace?

A database of the latest innovative technologies for the successful entrepreneur

C-TRAC’s Technology Marketplace website is an online gathering place for successful entrepreneurs, investors, academia and government agencies to connect while expanding the art of the possible. Our database of the latest innovative technologies for the successful entrepreneur is growing quickly, with universities and federal labs adding new technologies daily. Visitors to the site are encouraged to suggest market needs and invention ideas, so there are plenty of great ideas for the eager entrepreneur to follow up on.

C-TRAC’s mission is to support Technology Transfer in all its permutations, and the Technology Marketplace website has been designed with that in mind. Here you will find...

Technology listings:

  • Explore an ever-growing list of the latest emerging technologies, invention ideas and market needs.
  • Add your own new technologies available for licensing and commercialization.
  • Sign in and click on a technology to evaluate it, ask questions and make comments.

Networking opportunities:

  • Discover other movers and shakers in technology across Gov't, Academia & Industry.
  • Search or browse people, businesses and organizations.
  • Find technology transfer Support organizations.
  • Send private messages to any other member or organization.

Research offerings:

  • Articles, Press Releases and White Papers – Check out the latest technology news and research, then add your own content for all to read.
  • Market Needs – Post a needs statement of your own, suggest an invention idea, or find out what innovative technologies/services the US government and industry are looking for.

Event listings:

  • Search or browse a nationwide listing of the hottest upcoming technology events.
  • Post your own organization's events for the entire community to find.
  • Switch to calendar view for easier planning.

T2 Knowledge Center:

  • Learn more about how to use the Technology Marketplace for tech transfer.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the tech transfer process by searching or browsing our collection of informative articles.
  • Learn how to do business with the Gov't or how to become an entrepreneur.

We also think you’ll love our blog, with video and articles, here

To get started, just start browsing. To take advantage of the more advanced features, login immediately using an existing social media profile or set up a quick profile with an email address. A subscriber newsletter will be sent only once a month with the latest technology news from the website.

As we grow, you will find a vibrant community of successful entrepreneurs, inventors, innovators, academics, venture capitalists, tech scouts, brokers, government agencies, and support organizations to help you with all your technology transfer needs. Message each other, rate the innovative technologies you find, add your own market needs and invention ideas, and discover a wealth of information and support.

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Lora A Premo

Lora published her first written piece at age seven, when she wrote the second-grade play for her class; she has been writing ever since. She is now the Content Manager for C-TRAC and continues to create content daily on a wide variety of subjects.