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

  • March 06, 2015

    HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

    In today’s headlines, The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at the progress of the Minerva Project, a for-profit venture with the goal of building an elite, liberal-arts-focused university that would cost about half of what Ivy League institutions charge. In other news, Inside Higher Ed reports on the budget deal between Arizona's Republican governor and legislative leaders that would completely eliminate state support for 3 large community college districts and also make deep cuts to universities. See these and more stories below.

  • March 04, 2015

    ACE Names Indiana Resident Jeffery Gearhart 2014 Student of the Year

    ​Jeffery “L.J.” Gearhart II, a McDonald’s restaurant general manager and student at Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, is ACE's 2014 Student of the Year.

  • March 02, 2015

    ACE Annual Meeting to Feature Federal Relations Updates

    ​ACE's 97th Annual Meeting will provide valuable opportunities to obtain insight into what higher education leaders can expect from federal policymakers in the coming year.

  • March 02, 2015

    12th Cohort of Internationalization Laboratory Shares Steps Forward

    ​Members of the 12th Cohort of ACE’s Internationalization Laboratory joined in a robust discussion Friday, Feb. 13 in Washington during the mid-year seminar to explore several campus internationalization issues, with creating campus-wide buy in and partnerships with institutions abroad rising to the top.

  • March 02, 2015

    ACE Institute for New Chief Academic Officers Is Accepting Applications

    ACE is now accepting applications to its 2015 Institute for New Chief Academic Officers, which will meet in three sessions throughout the year.