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Technology Diffusion: Key Contacts
Table of Contents
Background and Overview
The ADOP2T Model
Initiating an ADOP2T Program
Reasons to Change
Barriers to Change
State and Regional Efforts
Key Contacts
Complete List of Links

This section provides a listing of individuals and organizations that you should consult first with your questions about technology diffusion.

For additional assistance, refer to the broader, alphabetical list of contacts in the "Where to Go for P2 Help" section of this Topic Hub.

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC):
One Hazelwood Drive, Champaign, IL 61820; 1010 Jorie Blvd, Suite 12, Oakbrook, IL 60523
Ask for: Tim Lindsey (217-333-8955 or, Malcolm Boyle (630-472-5028 or, or Jerry Brown (630-472-5017 or
ISTC assists Illinois industries, businesses, and citizens to reduce and manage waste. ISTC is a non-regulatory service organization affiliated with the University of Illinois and a division of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (KPPC):
420 Lutz Hall, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292
Ask for: Cam Metcalf (502-852-0965 or
KPPC is a non-profit organization established by the Kentucky general assembly to provide technical assistance at no cost to Commonwealth businesses. The Center helps organizations increase energy efficiency and profitability by identifying opportunities for waste reduction and other methods for improving environmental management.

Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP):
University of Minnesota, 200 Oak St. SE, Ste. 350, Minneapolis, MN 55455-2008
Ask for: Cindy McComas (612-624-4678 or
MnTAP is a grant program at the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, funded by the Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance. MnTAP helps Minnesota businesses implement industry tailored solutions that maximize resource efficiency, prevent pollution and reduce costs, to improve public health and the environment.

National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Program (NIST MEP):
100 Bureau Drive, Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-3460
Ask for: Greg Waldrip (301-975-5020 or MEP is a nationwide network of not-for-profit centers in over 400 locations nationwide, whose sole purpose is to provide small and medium sized manufacturers with the help they need to succeed. The centers are linked together through the Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology. Each center works directly with area manufacturers to provide expertise and services tailored to their most critical needs, which range from process improvements and worker training to business practices and applications of information technology.

1111 Edison Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45216-2265
Ask for: Mary Beth Holley (513-948-2000 or
TechSolve, Inc. (formerly the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Sciences, or IAMS) is a not-for-profit organization focused on helping manufacturers through respected, solution-focused and implementable process improvements.


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