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See You Next Week in Denver!

See You Next Week in Denver!

April 24, 2015 - (0) comments

Are you ready for the national meeting? We can’t wait to bring you three days of great learning, recognition, and networking opportunities. This year’s theme, “Reaching New Peaks With Technology Transfer,” embodies what we hope [...]

Water-Saving Firefighting Nozzle

Water-Saving Firefighting Nozzle

April 23, 2015 - (0) comments

Laboratory: Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Technology: Firefighting nozzle that extinguishes fires faster and with far less water than existing systems Opportunity: Available for license. It may also be possible to collaborate with [...]

Lab Spotlight: NETL – Putting the Squeeze on Carbon Dioxide

Lab Spotlight: NETL – Putting the Squeeze on Carbon Dioxide

April 22, 2015 - (0) comments

Capturing CO2 from fixed sources and storing it underground is key to combating climate change. Compressing captured CO2 into a liquid for storage requires large amounts of power, which could increase electricity costs. National [...]

Artificial Reservoir Recharge System

Artificial Reservoir Recharge System

April 21, 2015 - (0) comments

Laboratory: U.S. Geological Survey Technology: System and method of artificially recharging groundwater reservoirs Opportunity: USGS is looking for a partner to further the commercialization of this technology through a license or a collaborative agreement. [...]

New Pentagon Directives Seek to Improve Lab Efficiency, Industry Access

New Pentagon Directives Seek to Improve Lab Efficiency, Industry Access

April 20, 2015 - (0) comments

The Pentagon released its latest iteration of its strategy to change defense acquisitions, and it has some interesting implications for federal labs. As part of Better Buying Power (BBP) 3.0, which is the third [...]

Lab Spotlight: PNNL – Fish-Friendly

Lab Spotlight: PNNL – Fish-Friendly

April 17, 2015 - (0) comments

This aerial photo, courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), shows open water and floating ice on ponds, lakes, and river channels in Alaska’s North Slope. Using the information that PNNL scientists glean from [...]

Agricultural Oils Treat Contaminated Water

Agricultural Oils Treat Contaminated Water

April 16, 2015 - (0) comments

Laboratory: Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) Technology: Groundwater treatment that employs agricultural oils to stimulate endogenous microbes, which accelerates the cleanup. Opportunity: Available for license. Interested companies will be requested to submit a business plan setting [...]

Early Legislation for the 114th Congressional Session

Early Legislation for the 114th Congressional Session

April 15, 2015 - (0) comments

Greetings from D.C.  Although it’s still early in the new congressional session (114th, for those counting), there have been a few proposals that may be of interest to the tech transfer community.  Most of [...]

Lab Spotlight: NOAA ESRL – Manta UAS and Printed Optical Particle Spectrometer

Lab Spotlight: NOAA ESRL – Manta UAS and Printed Optical Particle Spectrometer

April 14, 2015 - (0) comments

The Manta UAS is operated by NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environment Laboratory to study the atmosphere from land and ship. It carries a variety of small instruments. The inset photo shows a new detector for [...]

Conversion of Carbon Dioxide Into Light Gases Using Sunlight

Conversion of Carbon Dioxide Into Light Gases Using Sunlight

April 13, 2015 - (0) comments

Laboratory: National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) Technology: Nanocatalyst that can efficiently convert low intensity visible light into thermal energy Opportunity: Available for licensing and/or further collaborative research Overview: Conversion of carbon dioxide (CO2) into valuable intermediates such [...]

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