DOD Technology Transfer TechLink with Austin Leach


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191: DOD Technology Transfer TechLink with Austin Leach Joe Crane talks about DOD Technology Transfer TechLink with Austin Leach. TechLink is the Department of Defense's only national partnership intermediary for technology transfer. Since 1999, they've helped transfer more than a thousand inventions and have facilitated more than half of all licensed agreements in the US. Tune in for the business opportunity that you too can have with them! "TechLink is really a great resource for entrepreneurs to identify new technology opportunities, which they could use to either start a new business or to grow their existing business with a new product." - Austin Leach Opportunity with DOD Tech Austin used to work at the Silicon Valley before working for TechLink. It was 2014 when he came across them. He shares that TechLink is funded by the US Department of Defense. They work with research facilities across the country, and has products that can be used by the private sectors. Wide Range of Possibilities The research they conduct is not limited to a certain discipline. They cover many areas of science, and range from new materials to software. Supplying new technology is important to stay ahead in the battlefield. But, according to Austin, the technology they produce may also be used in the commercial marketplace. Steps to Get Started with TechLink For a veteran to get started with TechLink, the first thing to do is to visit their website at There you will find all the available technology for specific industries. Once you have identified the category, you will be provided with a detailed description. There will also be a point of contact to assist you in valuation and licensing. To hear about the unique business opportunity at TechLink, download and listen to DOD Technology Transfer TechLink with Austin Leach. Don’t forget to leave us a 5-star rating and review if you enjoyed the show. We would love to hear from you! Resources for DOD Technology Transfer TechLink with Austin Leach: TechLink website Point of contact is available on the TechLink website Download Joe Crane’s Top 7 Paths to Freedom or get it on your mobile device. Text VETERAN to 38470. Join the Veteran on the Move on Facebook! Check out Veteran on the Move on Facebook to connect with our guests! It’s also a great place where you can stay in touch with other veterans who are transitioning to entrepreneurship, and get updates and free gouge on the people programs and resources to help you in your transition to entrepreneurship. The Veteran On the Move podcast has published over 150 episodes giving listeners the opportunity to hear in-depth interviews conducted by host Joe Crane featuring the people, programs and resources to assist veterans in their transition to entrepreneurship: Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard veterans, DOD, entrepreneurship, business, success, military spouse, transition, education, programs and resources. Veteran On the Move has garnered over 500,000 listens verified through Stitcher Radio, Sound Cloud, Itunes and RSS Feed Syndication making it one of the most popular Military Entrepreneur Shows on the Internet Today.

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