Table 4-15
Federal technology transfer indicators for selected agencies: FY 2001
 
  Inventions disclosed    Patent applications    Patents issued
Federal agency Number Percent distribution   Number Percent distribution   Number Percent distribution
All 10 reporting 3,909 100.0   2,172 100.0   1,608 100.0
Top 5 3,780 96.7   2,090 96.2   1,566 97.4
DOD 1,005 25.7   809 37.2   619 38.5
DOE 1,527 39.1   792 36.5   605 37.6
HHS 434 11.1   255 11.7   119 7.4
NASA 696 17.8   151 7.0   159 9.9
USDA 118 3.0   83 3.8   64 4.0
 
DOD Department of Defense; DOE Department of Energy; HHS Department of Health and Human Services; NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration; USDA Department of Agriculture

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary, Summary Report on Federal Laboratory Technology Transfer; 2002 Report to the President and the Congress Under the Technology Transfer and Commercialization Act, 2002. See appendix table 4-38.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators – 2004
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