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New National Labs Pilot Opens Doors to Small Businesses

New National Labs Pilot Opens Doors to Small Businesses

July 28, 2015 - (0) comments

This month, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it has selected five of its national labs to participate in the Small Business Vouchers Pilot program. With $20 million behind it, this pilot is designed [...]

Making Synthetic Chemical Precursors from Biomass

Making Synthetic Chemical Precursors from Biomass

July 27, 2015 - (0) comments

Laboratory: Army Research Laboratory Technology: New catalyst, flow cell, and process optimization to convert butanol into butylene, a starting material for synthesizing a variety of fuels and specialty chemicals. Opportunity: Available for license. The [...]

Lab Spotlight: PPPL – Muscle Maker

Lab Spotlight: PPPL – Muscle Maker

July 24, 2015 - (0) comments

A titanium metal plate is bombarded with an oxygen plasma (an ionized gas) at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL). The plate will support synthetic muscle material developed by RAS Labs, which will be [...]

Durable Fuel Cell Membrane Electrode Assembly

Durable Fuel Cell Membrane Electrode Assembly

July 23, 2015 - (0) comments

Laboratory: Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Technology: Revolutionary method of building a membrane electrode assembly (MEA) for polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells that can significantly increase durability, reduce manufacturing costs, and extend the [...]

Lab Spotlight: NASA Kennedy – Dust-Tolerant Connectors

Lab Spotlight: NASA Kennedy – Dust-Tolerant Connectors

July 22, 2015 - (0) comments

Researchers at NASA Kennedy Space Center‘s Swamp Works lab have developed a novel ruggedized electrical or fluid connector that prevents the intrusion of dust, dirt, and moisture during field use. Designed for use by [...]

NSA Shares Cyber Tool on GitHub

NSA Shares Cyber Tool on GitHub

July 21, 2015 - (0) comments

A National Security Agency (NSA) cyber tool that allows computer systems to maintain a specific security posture is now publicly available on GitHub, a website for sharing source code—making it easier for other government [...]

Check Out Our New T2 Playbook!

Check Out Our New T2 Playbook!

July 20, 2015 - (0) comments

Check out the newest educational resource in our Library—the Technology Transfer Playbook! We created a playbook of key “plays” drawn from best practices that federal laboratories across the country are using to improve the technology transfer [...]

Variable Power Handheld Laser Torch

Variable Power Handheld Laser Torch

July 17, 2015 - (0) comments

Laboratory: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Technology: Variable power handheld laser torch for joining processes Opportunity: Available for license Details: Marshall Space Flight Center developed the handheld laser torch, designed for welding and brazing metals, to repair hard-to-reach Space Shuttle [...]

ORNL’s Silica “Spiky Screws” Could Enhance Industrial Coatings, Additive Manufacturing

ORNL’s Silica “Spiky Screws” Could Enhance Industrial Coatings, Additive Manufacturing

July 16, 2015 - (0) comments

It took marine sponges millions of years to perfect their spike-like structures, but research mimicking these formations may soon alter how industrial coatings and 3-D printed to additively manufactured objects are produced. A molecular [...]

Bureau of Reclamation Shares Prize Competition Tips – Join Its Webinar!

Bureau of Reclamation Shares Prize Competition Tips – Join Its Webinar!

July 15, 2015 - (0) comments

As an essential part of the team that administered this year’s Desal Prize, the Bureau of Reclamation helped spur the creation of water treatment technologies that use renewable energy. Now, they’re hosting a webinar to share [...]

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