The NIH Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) is making every effort to ensure that the information available on our website is accessible to all. If you use special adaptive equipment to access the Web and encounter problems when using our site, please email us at and we will attempt to provide the information to you in a suitable format. It would be helpful if you can be as specific as possible when describing the information you seek.  If you prefer to call, our main number is 301-496-7057. The Web pages of the OTT have been designed to make them accessible to all users and compatible with screen readers and other assistive technologies. However, with the continual innovations in technology it is  possible that you may encounter problems when accessing certain pages.

DISCLAIMER: OTT Web site screen or document appearance may vary depending on your hardware/software configuration. Different operating systems, browsers, screen resolution settings, and specific software plug-ins (such as Adobe Pro vs. Adobe Reader, or PowerPoint Viewer vs. PowerPoint MS Office) will affect display results. In addition, document properties assigned by the OTT Web site may be overridden by customized settings within your software applications (such as those on Internet Explorer’s Internet Options tab). Font issues such as warnings about embedded fonts may be resolved by choosing more flexible 'default font' options. Other influences on accessibility and usability results may be the use of different models and versions of screen readers or other assistive technology devices. Therefore in an effort your resolve issues in an expedient manner it is prudent to take note of the specificities requested when reporting accessibility issues

Browser Compatibility Statement

NIH Technology Transfer Community Website is committed to delivering a secure website compliant with web standards, and we aim for cross-browser compatibility. To ensure this, our development team must use the capabilities and improved security and performance provided by the most up to date browsers, since older versions are typically no longer supported by their development company and therefore vulnerable.

We strive to verify our website works properly and efficiently with a reasonable range of browsers.

Using the following browsers will ensure that you have the best experience when accessing the website as it is developed and tested for compatibility using the most recent versions of these browsers:


  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge 
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer (Phased out as of July 2021)

Mac / iOS

  • Safari


  • Google Chrome

Resolving Browser Issues

If you are still experiencing a problem using the website, please contact for assistance.