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The USGS National Innovation Center (NIC) works with public and private technology partners in Silicon Valley and elsewhere to design, test, and bring into operation a new generation of technical and engineering tools to solve pressing national problems.

Over the last decade, we have developed numerous partnerships, with funded projects across multiple Science Centers and Mission Areas leading to an impressive list of publications, patents, and additional external funding. None of this would have been possible without strong collaboration and partnership building to increase USGS science capacity. 

NIC Summary of Success Infographic
Infographic representing the outcomes from nearly 10 years of work by the USGS National Innovation Center including partnerships, patents, publications, and external funding.