Sandia has a robust technology transfer mission that is facilitated by several types of agreements.
In compliance with the various statutory and administrative requirements, Sandia provides its expertise, technology, and capabilities for benefit of the U.S. economy and the needs of national security through partnership with members of industry, academia, and other leaders in innovation.
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA)
Sandia and one or more partners outside the federal government collaborate and share the results of a jointly conducted research and development project. Find out more about CRADA
Strategic Partnership Projects, Non-Federal Entity (SPP/NFE) Agreements
Sandia performs work on a reimbursable basis for a non-federal entity from private industry, state/local government, nonprofits, or academia. Find out more about SPP/NFE
Sandia works with industry, government, other national laboratories, and academia to find the right license agreement to fit their needs. Find out more about License Agreements
Designated Capability (DC) Agreement
A Sandia organization develops a capability-specific statement of work that can be applied to various Funds-In Agreements. Find out more about DC
New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) Agreement
The New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) Program allows New Mexico small businesses facing a technical challenge to access the unique expertise and capabilities of Sandia. Find out more about NMSBA