Table 4-11
Federal laboratories technology transfer indicators, by selected agency: FY 2003
 
  Inventions disclosed   Patents issued   All active invention licenses
Percent Percent Percent
Agency Number  distribution   Number distribution   Number distribution
All 10 4,348 100.0 1,607 100.0 3,656 100.0
Top 4 4,009 92.2 1,518 94.5 3,177 86.9
DOD 1,332 30.6 619 38.5 361 9.9
DOE 1,469 33.8 627 39.0 1,223 33.5
HHS 472 10.9 136 8.5 1,298 35.5
NASA 736 16.9   136 8.5   295 8.1
 

DOD = Department of Defense; DOE = Department of Energy; HHS = Department of Health and Human Services; NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NOTES: Inventions disclosed and patents issued in FY 2003. Total active licenses are licenses active as of FY 2003, regardless of year issued.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary, Summary Report on Federal Laboratory Technology Transfer: FY 2003 Activity Metrics and Outcomes, 2004 Report to the President and the Congress Under the Technology Transfer and Commercialization Act (2004). See appendix table 4-38.

 
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