LA Tech Transfer Office, Business & Tech Center & Stennis Space Center

The Louisiana Technology Transfer Office (LTTO), established in 1990, is a main component of the Louisiana Business & Technology Center (LBTC) in Baton Rouge and a technology transfer office at the NASA John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi with a presence there for over 27 years. The LTTO is designated by the Governor’s Office as the official entity for support and to administer the SBIR-STTR Program in Louisiana. LTTO assists small technology-oriented businesses, university faculty, entrepreneurs, and others with identifying/preparing/competing for federal R&D grants. LTTO also assists LA-based small businesses with procurement opportunities at Stennis Space Center and the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.


  • Matching Louisiana businesses and research universities with resources and expertise within the federal laboratory system.
  • Conducting site visits with Louisiana companies to assess their technical needs and to offer solutions to their problems.  Facilitating technology transfer between federal agencies and Louisiana industries.
  • Assisting Louisiana companies.  Assisting Louisiana businesses in applying for and winning these federal grants/contracts.
  • Accessing information from a network of technology resources including the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer, the State Science and Technology Institute, the Small Business Technology Council, and numerous others.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Broadband
  • Tax Credits

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Government Funding (Specialty)
  • Technology Grant Providers (Specialty)
  • Venture Capital Providers
  • Grant Funding Providers

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization (Specialty)
  • Science/Bioscience Seminars (Specialty)
  • Technology Transfer (Specialty)
  • Wet Lab Incubator (Specialty)

Marketing and Sales

  • Competitive Analysis


  • One-on-One Counseling

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General


  • Wet Lab

Product Development

  • Patent Information
  • Product Design and Development
  • Prototype Development
  • R&D Support

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy

Regulatory Compliance

  • Government Requirements
  • Patent Information

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Startup Business Counseling

Tax Services

  • Tax Credits

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer (Specialty)


  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator (Specialty)

Events and Community Building

  • Pitch Events
Contact Information
Vic Johnson
NASA John C. Stennis Space Center
Building 3000, Room 242
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529