In celebration of the 2016 Minority Enterprise Development Week, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today delivered a keynote address at the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) Conference in Chicago. Speaking to more than 2,000 CEOs and minority business leaders, Secretary Pritzker highlighted the remarkable growth of minority-owned enterprises that had taken place...


Today, during the White House Tribal Nations Conference, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy announced a Notice of Intent to issue a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled “Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects on Indian Lands” later this year. Through the planned FOA, the Office of Indian Energy intends to solicit applications from Indian...


To help minority-owned businesses that are new to technology transfer process, the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) has developed seven steps to help you access the federal resources needed to become a successful minority innovator. This comprehensive set of tools will help any entrepreneur navigate the federal innovation ecosystem. To learn how you can work with a federal laboratory, please...


The Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for Technology Transfer is the formally chartered, nationwide network of over 300 federal laboratories, agencies, and research centers that fosters commercialization best practice strategies and opportunities for accelerating federal technologies from out of the labs and into the marketplace.