Joseph P. Lane

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Joseph P. Lane is Director of the Center on Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer (KT4TT), a project funded by NIDILRR. He engages government, academic and industry sectors in the deliberate and systematic generation of technology-based innovations with beneficial socio-economic impacts, through three complementary processes and three related methodologies: 1) The knowledge translation (KT) of conceptual discovery outputs from scientific research; 2) The technology transfer (TT) of prototype invention outputs from engineering development; 3) The commercial transaction (CT) of product innovation outputs from industrial production. The purpose of the Center on KT4TT, located at SUNY Buffalo, is to improve and convey best practices regarding the models, methods and metrics involved in achieving this goal in order the improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities.