pursues partnerships with the commercial sector that benefit
both the national economy and the quality of our everyday
lives. Each NASA field center invests a great deal of effort
in technology transfer activities, resulting in new and innovative
products and developments.
This section highlights the technology transfer programs implemented
at the John F. Kennedy Space Center. Kennedy's Technology Programs
and Commercialization Office supports the commercial development
of space- age technologies through licensing agreements, partnerships,
and Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology
Transfer programs. As we enter the 21st century, Kennedy's
cutting-edge facilities, engineering know-how, and research
initiatives, coupled with their numerous commercial partnerships,
ensures a continuance of trailblazing technologies to lead
us into the new millennium.