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DOE Announces New Lab Program to Accelerate Commercialization of Clean Energy Technologies

DOE Announces New Lab Program to Accelerate Commercialization of Clean Energy Technologies

October 31, 2014 - (0) comments

On Wednesday, the Department of Energy (DOE) launched a new $2.3 million pilot program to accelerate the transfer of innovative clean energy technologies from the DOE’s national laboratories into the commercial marketplace. Lab-Corps aims [...]

GAO Releases Report on FLC Clearinghouse Efforts

GAO Releases Report on FLC Clearinghouse Efforts

October 30, 2014 - (0) comments

Greetings from D.C.  In spring 2013, Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Michael Bennett (D-CO) asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the FLC’s “efforts to provide information on technology transfer opportunities.”  To accomplish [...]

Army, DOE Studies Deliver Never-Before-Seen Material Failures During High-Pressure Experiments

Army, DOE Studies Deliver Never-Before-Seen Material Failures During High-Pressure Experiments

October 29, 2014 - (0) comments

For the first time, U.S. researchers were able to observe and measure the dynamic deflection and failure of material fibers as they deformed under high impact and at high speeds during recent experiments at [...]

DARPA Tech Identifies Counterfeit Microelectronics

DARPA Tech Identifies Counterfeit Microelectronics

October 28, 2014 - (0) comments

Advanced software and equipment to aid in the fight against counterfeit microelectronics in U.S. weapons and cybersecurity systems has been transitioned to military partners under DARPA’s Integrity and Reliability of Integrated Circuits (IRIS) program. [...]

T2 From Natick Plays Key Role in Helping to Fight Spread of Ebola

T2 From Natick Plays Key Role in Helping to Fight Spread of Ebola

October 27, 2014 - (0) comments

Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) invented a next-generation disinfectant system that kills the Ebola virus on surfaces. The scientists developed and patented a novel chemical system that [...]

Lab Spotlight: NSWC Carderock – Maneuvering and Seakeeping Basin

Lab Spotlight: NSWC Carderock – Maneuvering and Seakeeping Basin

October 24, 2014 - (0) comments

The maneuvering and seakeeping basin (MASK) at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division recently underwent a $24.8-million upgrade to replace the original wave-making system. The facility transitioned from having 21 pneumatic wave-making domes to [...]

Compact Absorption Chiller

Compact Absorption Chiller

October 23, 2014 - (0) comments

Laboratory: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Technology: Microchannel-based compact absorption chiller Opportunity: Available for licensing in all fields Details: Small-scale, portable vapor compression cooling systems need electricity from batteries or a portable generator to operate the [...]

VA Signs CRADA to Evaluate TBI Treatment

VA Signs CRADA to Evaluate TBI Treatment

October 22, 2014 - (0) comments

Last week, the Department of Veterans Affairs entered into a CRADA that will enable a clinical trial of a private company’s technology that may provide new treatment options for patients with traumatic brain injury [...]

NIAID Licenses Potential Dual-Purpose Vaccine for Ebola and Rabies

NIAID Licenses Potential Dual-Purpose Vaccine for Ebola and Rabies

October 21, 2014 - (0) comments

Last week, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announced a new license agreement aimed at advancing dual-purpose candidate vaccines to protect against rabies and Ebola viruses. The vaccines were created by [...]

NRL Researchers Develop Novel Method to Synthesize Nanoparticles

NRL Researchers Develop Novel Method to Synthesize Nanoparticles

October 20, 2014 - (0) comments

Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials Science and Technology Division have developed a novel one-step process using, for the first time in these types of syntheses, potassium superoxide (KO2) to rapidly [...]

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