National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

NTR / NF-1679

New Technology Report (NTR) / NASA Form 1679 (NF-1679) – Disclosure of Invention and New Technology (Including Software):

When a new technology/invention is developed, log in to the New Technology Reporting System (NTRS) at and fill out the electronic version of the NF-1679.

If you are NASA civil servant or support service contractor, use your NASA credentials to log in. If you are another entity, such as a contractor, grantee or NASA partner who needs to submit an NTR or NTSR based on an SBIR/STTR contract, please do so using your guest login. If you do not have one, click on “Need help?” button to set one up.

If your new technology is related to software-defined radio (SDR) and the software is also to be submitted to the Space Telecommunications Radio System (STRS) Application Repository, mention STRS as a keyword. Forward a copy of the NTR/NF-1679 to the STRS Repository Manager. Otherwise, see the pertinent NASA New Technology Point of Contact.