Department of Defense awards $1.46 million contract to ITTC

Lawrence,KS (11-17-2000)

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Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., recently announced that the Department of Defense has awarded a $1.46 million contract to KUs Information and Telecommunication Technology Center.

Information technology is one of the most important elements of high-tech job creation, Roberts said. This grant and the efforts it will produce are extremely beneficial to Kansans.

Gary Minden and Joe Evans, professors of electrical engineering and computer science, are the principal investigators for the project, called Architecture and Prototype of an Ambient Computational Environment.

Funded through the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the effort complements ITTCs work in ambient computational environments.

For more information, contact ITTC.

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The Information and Telecommunication Technology Center at the University of Kansas has developed several assistance policies that enhance interactions between the Center and local, Kansas, or national companies. 

ITTC assistance includes initial free consulting (normally one to five hours). If additional support is needed, ITTC will offer one of the following approaches: 

Sponsored Research Agreement

Individuals and organizations can enter into agreements with KUCR/ITTC and provide funds for sponsored research to be performed at ITTC with the assistance of faculty, staff and students.

Licensing and Royalty/Equity Agreement

An ITTC goal is the development of investment-grade technologies for transfer to, and marketing by, local, Kansas, and national businesses. To enhance this process, the Center has developed flexible policies that allow for licensing, royalty, and equity arrangements to meet both the needs of ITTC and the company.

Commercialization Development

Companies with a technology need that can be satisfied with ITTC's resources can look to us for assistance. We can develop a relationship with interested partners that will provide for the development of a technology suited for commercialization.

ITTC Resource Access

ITTC resources, including computers and software systems, may be made available to Kansas companies in accordance with the Center's mission and applicable Regents and University policies.

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