Core Activities Partnerships


WTN has a long-standing management commitment to establish strategic partnerships. These partnerships provide WTN customers with a broad array of potential services that may benefit them in the technology transfer process. This allows companies to leverage WTN strategic partnerships to their own benefit and gain an outstanding complement of services. Examples and a list of WTN strategic partnerships are shown below. If your company or organization is interested in a strategic partnership with WTN, please contact Tony Jensen.

Examples of Partnerships

  • THE ENTREPRENEURS CENTER (TEC), INC. AN EDISON TECHNOLOGY INCUBATOR -- Unique in the Miami Valley, the TEC researches, identifies, teaches, and disseminates the critical skills and values that enable entrepreneurs to succeed. It fosters and maintains a network of successful technology-based entrepreneurs for self-help and peer support in the nine county region.

  • GREAT LAKES INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY CENTER (GLITEC) - WRIGHT TECHNOLOGY NETWORK (WTN) COLLABORATION -- GLITeC-WTN Collaboration is a technology transfer alliance that coordinates capabilities, expertise, and networks to increase each organization's impact. GLITeC is the technology transfer intermediary for the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

  • OFFICE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALZATION (OLETC) -- The OLETC was established to develop and deploy an active, broad based national program to assist in the commercialization of innovative technology for use by the law enforcement and corrections community.

  • OHIO DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT (ODOD) AND THE THOMAS EDISON PROGRAM -- Ohio's Thomas Edison Program is a bipartisan initiative that effectively brings together technology providers and users to create commercial opportunities. Many Ohio companies have seen significant increases in sales, profits and market share due to the Edison Program.

  • OHIO DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION & CORRECTIONS (ODRC) -- WTN supports ODRC and the Ohio Corrections Technology Network (OCTN) under a memorandum of understanding among AFRL, NASA Glenn Research Center, and ODRC. OCTN is an association of Ohio corrections and law enforcement agencies led by ODRC. OCTN identifies common problems that could be remedied by application of innovative technologies.

  • SIMULATION BASED ACQUISTION (SimBA) CONSORTIUM -- A coalition of local companies to build a working approach to implement the DoD vision of Simulation Based Acquisition (SBA) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB).

  • U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (USEPA) ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION CENTER (ETC2) -- WTN, as a subcontractor to Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio provides support to ETC2 , which is funded by the USEPA. WTN provides technical expertise in support of the transfer and commercialization of EPA-developed technology and facilitates technical interchanges between Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and USEPA.

  • WTN PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIANA -- Indiana Business Modernization and Technology Corporation (BMT) and WTN have established a collaborative partnership for marketing Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) technology in the State of Indiana. Establishment of the WTN-Indiana node fosters the matching of Air Force technology resources to meet the needs of Indiana businesses.

  • WTN PARTNERSHIP WITH KENTUCKY -- The Manufacturing Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) provides Kentucky companies with access to Air Force technologies and technical assistance through a memorandum with WTN. MTTC is operated by Innovative Productivity, Inc. for the US Navy.

  • WTN PARTNERSHIP WITH MINNESOTA -- MTI and WTN are establishing a collaborative partnership to link Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) technologies and resources to Minnesota companies.

  • WTN Partnerships


    Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC)
    Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT)
    Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC)
    Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
    EPA Environmental Technology Commercialization Center (ETC2)
    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
    Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)
    NASA/NASA Glenn Research Center
    Office of Law Enforcement Technology Commercialization (OLETC)
    U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE)
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)


    Great Lakes Industrial Technology Center (GLITeC)
    Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI)
    Ohio Dept. of Development (ODOD)
    Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation & Correction (ODRC)
    Ohio Dept. of Transportation (ODOT)
    Ohio Edison Technology Centers
    Ohio Edison Technology Incubators
    Ohio Space Grant Consortium
    The Ohio State University (OSU)
    Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC)
    Ohio Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)


    Council of Great Lakes Industries (CGLI)
    Indiana Business Modernization & Technology Corp. (BMT)
    Kentucky Manufacturing Technology Transfer Center (MTTC)
    Minnesota Technology Inc. (MTI)

    Dayton/Miami Valley

    Affiliate Societies Council (ASC)
    Advanced Integrated Manufacturing (AIM) Center
    Alliance for Education
    Central State University (CSU)
    City of Dayton
    City Wide Development Corporation/Enterprise Ohio Investment Company
    Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce (DACC)
    Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute (DAGSI)
    Dayton Foundation
    Dayton Regional Development Alliance
    Dayton Urban League
    Government Contract Assistance Center
    Miami Valley Economic Development Coalition (MVEDC)
    Minority Contractors Business Assistance Program (MCBAP)
    National Composite Center (NCC)
    National Environmental Technology Center (CSU/EPA)
    NCIC Capital Fund
    Sinclair Community College (SCC)


    Air Force Association (AFA)
    Alpha Capital Partners
    Armed Forces Communications and Electroics Association (AFCEA)
    Angel Network
    Bank One
    Blue Chip Venture Capital
    Center for Entrepreneurial Education (The Iams University)
    Dayton Area Defense Contractors Association (DADCA)
    Dayton Power and Light Company
    Defense Planning and Analysis Society (DPAAS)
    Greater Dayton IT Alliance
    Kettering Neuroscience Institute
    Mid America Plastic Producers Association
    PolymerOhio, Inc.
    Mathile Family Foundation
    National City Bank
    Procter and Gamble Company
    Riverain Group
    Simulation Based Acquisition (SimBA) Consortium
    Systran Federal Corporation
    WebCore Technologies, Inc.

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