Technology Transfer

The Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville and Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, (NSWC Crane) have an innovative technology transfer agreement that holds tremendous potential for area businesses.

The technology transfer agreement gives the Growth Alliance access to federal lab technologies and patents, making them available to area businesses and entrepreneurs that are looking for new ideas for products, services and problem solutions. To learn more about the available technologies and patents, or to make requests for technology searches, please contact us.

NSWC Crane is a federal Laboratory of the U.S. Department of the Navy, providing multipurpose research and development, manufacturing technology, engineering, testing, manufacturing, and fleet support. NSWC Crane strives to ensure operational readiness of U.S. and Allied forces by providing the full‐spectrum technological capabilities necessary to rapidly move any technology product that is sourced in the NSWC Crane patent portfolio from concept through production, to operational deployment.

Technology Commercialization Academy

USI and the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville have partnered with NSWC Crane to transfer military developed technologies to businesses in southwest Indiana. The Technology Commercialization Academy teams up USI students and challenges them to use recently developed technology and take it to market. Students in this program are passionate about starting their own business and have a unique opportunity to do just that.


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