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ARS Licenses Peanut Moisture Meter

ARS Licenses Peanut Moisture Meter

September 19, 2014 - (0) comments

A new meter that measures the moisture of peanuts inside the shell has been developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and licensed by a manufacturer of instruments for use in agriculture. Peanuts need to be dried [...]

Method of Making Nanofibrillated and Nanocrystalline Cellulose Films

Method of Making Nanofibrillated and Nanocrystalline Cellulose Films

September 18, 2014 - (0) comments

Agency: U.S. Forest Service Technology: Method of Making Nanofibrillated and Nanocrystalline Cellulose Films Opportunity: Licensees and/or industrial cooperators are being sought for this technology. Summary: The quickly developing area of nano-research and development will become ever [...]

AUTM Releases Preliminary Data From Its 2013 Licensing Survey

AUTM Releases Preliminary Data From Its 2013 Licensing Survey

September 18, 2014 - (0) comments

Greetings from D.C.  In 2013, university tech transfer accounted for 5,198 licenses executed (496 containing equity positions); 1,356 options executed; 14,995 new patent applications filed (with 5,714 U.S. patents issued); and 818 startup companies [...]

Open Campus Initiative Allows Open Collaboration for Army Research Lab

Open Campus Initiative Allows Open Collaboration for Army Research Lab

September 17, 2014 - (0) comments

Behind every great idea are the individuals who strive to turn their hard work and efforts into reality. In the U.S. Army Research Laboratory‘s (ARL) case, the ideas developed involve enhancing the capabilities of [...]

New National Labs Report Encourages Going Local on Innovation

New National Labs Report Encourages Going Local on Innovation

September 16, 2014 - 1 Comment

Last week the Brookings Institution released a report on the Department of Energy’s national laboratories and their role in spurring U.S. innovation and competitiveness. According to the scholars who developed the report, Mark Muro and [...]

Nanoparticles to Deliver Anti-Cancer Drugs

Nanoparticles to Deliver Anti-Cancer Drugs

September 15, 2014 - (0) comments

Laboratory: National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research Technology: Self-Assembling Nanoparticles Composed of Transmembrane Peptides and Their Application for Specific Intra-Tumor Delivery of Anti-Cancer Drugs Opportunity: The technology is available for license. The Center for Cancer Research [...]

News Roundup

News Roundup

September 12, 2014 - (0) comments

We hope you’ve had a great week—and that you have those awards nominations started! How about some news to take you into the weekend? First, just in time for this month’s theme, there has been [...]

Lab Spotlight: Argonne – Nanocrystals

Lab Spotlight: Argonne – Nanocrystals

September 12, 2014 - (0) comments

In order to invent new materials to use in better batteries, solar cells and other technological advances, scientists must delve deeply into the nanoscale—the nearly atomic scale where structures determine how materials react with [...]

Awards Season Begins…Now!

Awards Season Begins…Now!

September 11, 2014 - (0) comments

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for! Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 FLC awards. FLC awards have become one of the most coveted honors in the technology transfer field.  Since their inception [...]

Don’t Read If You’re Squeamish! ORNL Helps Commercialize New Eye Needle

Don’t Read If You’re Squeamish! ORNL Helps Commercialize New Eye Needle

September 10, 2014 - (0) comments

Surgeons treating the millions of people who suffer from a variety of eye conditions, including recurrent corneal erosions, have a new instrument its developers believe will result in better outcomes. Plexitome is a corneal [...]

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