DHS executes agreement with RTI International to market technologies across the Southeast

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is partnering with non-profit RTI International (RTI) to tap into the latter organization’s existing relationships with technology-based economic organizations across the Southeast.

Through the agreement, RTI will assist DHS S&T by:

  • Actively marketing DHS-funded technologies and intellectual property to find partners to license and commercialize inventions;
  • Training entrepreneurs and researchers on start-up methodologies to identify and pitch their innovations to investors;
  • Evaluating the DHS innovation ecosystem and identifying best practices to spur growth; and
  • Hosting events to showcase select DHS technologies and accelerate technology transfer and commercialization efforts.

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