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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 [...]

USBR Technical Service Center Laboratory

USBR Technical Service Center Laboratory

April 10, 2015 - (0) comments

Laboratory: Bureau of Reclamation Opportunity: Access to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s (USBR) specialized facilities, equipment, and capabilities can be made available through Facility Use Agreements. Details: The Technical Service Center (TSC) lab in Denver, Colorado, [...]

ARS’s New Berries Are Good for You and Markets Too

ARS’s New Berries Are Good for You and Markets Too

April 09, 2015 - (0) comments

Great news for produce lovers! As we get into this year’s produce season, you may be seeing some new berries at your market. Scientists at the Agricultural Research Service’s Horticultural Crops Research Unit in Corvallis, Oregon, [...]

Analytical Innovations Bring $10 Million Back to PNNL

Analytical Innovations Bring $10 Million Back to PNNL

April 08, 2015 - (0) comments

A suite of analytical innovations used to detect and measure very low levels of compounds and elements for environmental, national security, and health applications has topped $10 million in licensing income for Pacific Northwest [...]

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