Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Letter to the House in Support of the TRANSFER Act of 2013

 Email  Share  Print

Letter to the House in Support of the TRANSFER Act of 2013

August 01, 2013

Letter to the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology in support of the Technology and Research Accelerating National Security and Future Economic Resiliency (TRANSFER) Act of 2013. 

The bill creates a grant program for innovative technology transfer activities at universities, research institutes and Federal laboratories to accelerate the commercialization of federally-funded research and technologies. 

Along with ACE, the groups signing the letter include:

  • Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of Independent Research Institutes
  • Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
  • Association of University Technology Managers
  • Battelle
  • SRI International

More on

  • April 22, 2014

    HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

    In this morning’s papers, two big stories appeared in many outlets: Lumina Foundation’s announcement that college attainment is on the rise (covered here by The Chronicle of Higher Education) and a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report on private student loans, and what happens in the case of a co-signer’s death (covered here by The New York Times). Also, The Huffington Post has the news that a group of senators has called on the White House for more transparency in college sexual assault investigations. More stories are below:

  • April 22, 2014

    ACE President Molly Corbett Broad's Statement on Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action Ruling

    ACE President Molly Corbett Broad’s statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the case which sought to overturn Michigan’s ban on considering diversity in college admissions decisions.

  • April 21, 2014

    ACE Joins Brief in Accreditation Lawsuit

    ACE signed on to an amicus brief filed Friday in an accreditation case on appeal from a federal district court in Virginia, Professional Massage Training Center v. Accreditation Alliance of Career Schools and Colleges (AACSC).

  • April 21, 2014

    Register Now for ACE’s Regional Women’s Leadership Forum in Houston

    There is still time to register for ACE’s Regional Women’s Leadership Forum, May 21-23 at the Hilton University of Houston Hotel and Conference Center.

  • April 17, 2014

    ACE President Molly Corbett Broad's Statement on U.Va. FOIA Ruling

    We are gratified that the Supreme Court of Virginia recognized the importance of safeguarding the free exchange of ideas that is integral to the academic environment at American colleges and universities.