transfer efforts. The final meeting focused on information exchange by means of electronic databases. From these discussions the committee formulated four findings with corresponding recommendations.

Chapter 2 presents an overview of areas of marine technology development within ONR. Chapter 3 examines existing technology transfer programs in ONR and elsewhere in the federal government. Chapter 4 discusses present and future needs of several marine industries and evaluates the potential for ONR programs, outlined in Chapter 2, to address those needs. Processes and approaches to improve technology transfer within ONR are discussed in Chapter 5. Chapter 6 presents the committee’s findings and recommendations.

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