Guide to Accelerating New Technology Adoption through Directed Technology Transfer

Technology transfer (T²) is an integral function in the process that advances innovation and brings new ideas to transportation organizations. This report presents a framework and guidance on how to use T² to guide and accelerate innovation within a state department of transportation or other such agency. Chapter 1 of this guide provides background on innovation adoption and T²; introduces the Innovation Adoption Process, guided T², and its 10 components; and explores how different users can approach the remaining chapters of the guide. Chapters 2 through 11 of the guide are focused on assisting users with the guided T² phase of the Innovation Adoption Process. Each chapter details one of 10 components of guided T². The guide includes illustrative examples of innovations in organization and policy as well as design, materials, and operations.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Glossary; References;
  • Pagination: 105p
  • Serial:
    • NCHRP Report
    • Issue Number: 768
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0077-5614
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01532759
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780309284189
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Project 20-93
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 5 2014 2:20PM