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New National Labs Report Encourages Going Local on Innovation

New National Labs Report Encourages Going Local on Innovation

September 16, 2014 - (0) comments

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 [...]

Method of Fabricating a Flexible, Organic Integrated Circuit

Method of Fabricating a Flexible, Organic Integrated Circuit

September 09, 2014 - (0) comments

Agency: National Security Agency (NSA) Technology: This invention is a method of fabricating flexible, organic integrated circuits (ICs) such as flexible substrates used for large area displays, identification tags, electronic paper, etc. In addition, this technology is useful for fabricating flexible ICs that [...]

PPPL Helps High-Tech, Woman-Owned Small Business Develop Synthetic Muscles

PPPL Helps High-Tech, Woman-Owned Small Business Develop Synthetic Muscles

September 08, 2014 - (0) comments

  Ras Labs, LLC, a high-tech, woman-owned small business devoted to the development of synthetic muscle for prosthetics and robotics, has been collaborating with the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) for over five years. [...]

Small Businesses Talk T2 at Fermilab-Argonne Fair

Small Businesses Talk T2 at Fermilab-Argonne Fair

September 05, 2014 - (0) comments

What do you call more than 150 local small business representatives in one room, forging connections with two national laboratories? If you’re the organizers of the “Doing Business With Argonne and Fermi National Laboratories” [...]

Lab Spotlight: NASA Glenn – MADI

Lab Spotlight: NASA Glenn – MADI

September 05, 2014 - (0) comments

Here, NASA Glenn Research Center Senior Research Engineers Lawrence Greer and Michael Krasowski equip the Mars Lab Aquatic Descent Instrument (MADI) with sensors and imaging equipment customized for a specific mission. MADI is an underwater [...]

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