Technology transfer into local government involves the use of a variety of approaches tailored to meet specific operating conditions. The appropriate use of such techniques and the importance of personal involvement are discussed as key ingredients to successfully introduce new innovations. Specific examples of different techniques are described in a step-by-step format with key factors and characteristics stressed. The presentation summarizes selected techniques utilized in the San Diego City and County governments and illustrates the role played by a Science Advisor in the overall process.
Allan A. Sjoholm,
"The Public Marketplace - Transferring Technology To The Cities", Proc. SPIE 0111, The Business Side of the Optical Industry III, (14 November 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955533; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.955533