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About the Advanced Technology Program


About ATP


ATP Organization


Staff and Technology Liaisons


Advisory Committee

ATP Partnerships


Participation in ATP


State Partnerships


Showcase of Successes


Technology Diffusion

ATP Fast Facts


ATP Supports All Sectors of the Economy


ATP Promotes and Speeds Up Development of High Risk Technology


ATP Improves Quality of Life


ATP Award Statistics


Findings from EAO's Post-Project Survey

bullet Assistive Technologies: How ATP Helps People with Disabilities

Products and Services


Funded Projects Database


Intramural Funding Database


Status Reports for Completed
ATP Projects

bullet Helpful Resources
bullet Electronic Submission System

Economic Studies and Other Publications


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ATP Site Index

Resources for ATP Recipients
bullet 2004 Projects Kick-Off
bullet Guide to Cooperative Agreements
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Date created: 9/2/2001
Last updated: October 26, 2004


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Recent Awards
Recent Awards
(announced September 28, 2004)

Announcement, Cumulative listing, and Award Statistics.

High-risk R&D areasAnimated image showing some examples of high-risk technologies funded by ATP such as DNA diagnostics, printed wiring board, artificial thymus, composite tower, composite particles, precision assembly process, mammographic x-ray instrument, and a zirconocene complex.

ATP funds high-risk, high payoff projects from all technology areas. A complete listing of the general categories of projects ATP has funded is shown here.

ATP manages and assesses projects through our three Offices:

2004 ATP Competition
Fiscal Year 2004 Competition
(CLOSED April 14, 2004)

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Headlines, News and Events

bullet Measuring ATP Impact:  2004 Report on Economic Progress
bullet R&D 100 Awards Energy: Smart Windows (See ATP Project Brief.)
bullet Commerce's NIST Advanced Technology Program Announces New Awards
bullet Emergency 'Shoelacing' for Fractured Phone Systems
bullet Closing the Competitive Gap:  A Retrospective Analysis of the ATP 2mm Project
bullet Sound welding examined at Ford
bullet Smart answers to homeland security challenges
bullet Cost Analysis of Inadequate Interoperability in the U.S. Capital Facilities Industry
bullet Composites Manufacturing Technologies: Applications in Automotive, Petroleum, and Civil Infrastructure Industries

ATP Cumulative Award Statistics
(1990 – September 2004 )

bullet Economic Impact of the Advanced Technology Program's HDTV Joint Venture
bullet Toolkit for Evaluating Public R&D Funding

Media Announcements
Current and archives

Meetings and Events
Calendar and regional events

Presentations by ATP Staff 
Listing and general information

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