The TCC has recently released new Collaboration Requests, including two new requests from P&G with a response deadline of October 15, 2017.  The new requests are:


  Caregiving of the Elderly - Activities of Daily Living (response deadline - October 15, 2017)
​  Caregiving of the Elderly - Life Solutions (response deadline - October 15, 2017)
​  NTIAT - Non-Toxic Insect Attractant Technology (response deadline - October 25, 2017)

Shell GameChanger: (may qualify for $150,000 to $300,000 of "proof of concept" funding)

  Improved Environment & Conservation - Water; Integrated Goesciences - Carbonate Reservoirs;
​  Improved Hydrocarbon Recovery TechnologiesNew Energies – Digitalization: Machine Learning;
​  New Energies – Grids of the FutureNew Energies – New Route to Oxygenated Intermediates;
​  New Energies – Solar Fuel InnovationsNWT – Novel Wells Technologies
​  Real Time Monitoring and Control and Data Analytics
​  Safety, Sustainability, and Carbon Footprint Reduction

NASA Johnson Space Center also has 9

open Collaboration Requests.

Open Collaboration Requests



The TCC encourages collaboration through the following programs:

What we do?

The Technology Collaboration Center:

  • an independent 501c3 non-profit,
  • is a partnership between the NASA Johnson Space Center, industry and universities,
  • with the mission of solving difficult technology problems by encouraging innovation and formation of new collaboration partnerships,
  • utilizing diverse expertise from industry, academia and government, across technology sectors, including Houston’s space, energy and health communities.

Innovating Solutions through Collaboration

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                          For Problem Solvers

Access to new challenges with potential benefits from deploying existing solutions, shared development, commercializing to secondary markets, or participating in a collaboration project.

                          For Problem Owners

Access to solutions (existing products or developed through collaboration), utilizing resources from a diverse community with potential for lower cost with applications in multiple markets.

Presentations, videos & photos for past TCC events are posted on the web pages for those events.