Purdue, Air Force Sign Partnership Intermediary Agreement for Tech Commercialization Initiative

alliance partnership connectThe U.S. Air Force has teamed up with Purdue University for programs and activities in an effort to accelerate processes used to commercialize products for operation by the military.

Purdue Research Foundation will assist the Air Force Research Laboratory‘s marketing campaign for the lab’s hypersonics, directed-energy weapons, and autonomy technologies, Purdue said Thursday.

“Goals of this agreement include implementing our established technology translation processes and to expand the commercialization channels for Purdue and the Air Force Research Laboratory,” said Chad Pittman, vice president of Purdue office of technology commercialization.

Purdue will utilize marketing tools such as its promotion program FlintBox, an available technology website, monthly e-newsletter and innovation and entrepreneurship landing page.

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