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
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.
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)
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 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)
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
Mathile Family Foundation
National City Bank
Procter and Gamble Company
Simulation Based Acquisition (SimBA) Consortium
Systran Federal Corporation
WebCore Technologies, Inc.