The 13th International Conference on Management of Technology (IAMOT) convened during the period of April 37, 2004 in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. The theme of the conference was: New Directions in Technology Management: Changing Collaboration between Government, Industry and University. The Conference chairs were Drs. Tarek Khalil from the University of Miami, John Aje and Frederick Betz from the University of Maryland and the Program chair was Dr. Yasser Hosni, from the University of Central Florida. This book is derived from the 13th Annual International Conference on Management of Technology (IAMOT) held in Washington DC, April 2004. It discusses collaboration between government, industry, and university. The contributions are international in scope.