The award winning Overnight Express™ Autoinduction System developed at BNL simplifies protein production in the widely used T7 gene expression system.
Foam-based decontamination, developed at INL and licensed to Environmental Alternatives, Inc. provides for non-destructive removal and decontamination of radionuclides from concrete and other surfaces.
Motion to energy power generation system, developed at INL with its licensee M2E Power, Inc., converts the power of motion into electrical generation and battery charging.
The Multiphase Flow Research Group in the Office of Research and Development at NETL
Muon Tomography technology developed at LANL to detect nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction will be made available to the Department of Homeland Security to scan cargo and vehicle traffic entering the U.S.
Inexpensive Fuel Cell Catalysts developed at Sandia and licensed to Compass Metals, Inc., offer much greater control over the shape, size, porosity, composition, stability, and other properties of platinum nanostructures.
PhyloChip, developed at LBNL, licensed to Second Genome (formerly PhyloTech), provides a rapid, accurate, comprehensive way to detect the presence, quantity, diversity of bacteria in an air, water, soil, or clinical sample.
Portable radiation detection, developed at LLNL, licensed to AMETEK's Advanced Measurement Technology ORTEC Division provides a low-cost, digital system for real-time identification of specific radiation sources used in nuclear fuels.
Customized Coating for Enhanced Water Sampling – Functionalized Nanoporous Thin Films (FNTF), developed by PNNL is a low-cost, highly-selective means for detecting heavy metals in aqueous environments.
FEATURED TECH TRANSFER SUCCESSES
The Department of Energy Labs conduct basic and applied research and development across a broad spectrum of sciences, individually and in collaboration with industry and academia, enabling the use of existing knowledge, facilities and capabilities to enhance our energy security, scientific discovery, economic competitiveness, and quality of life.
Press Releases Related to Technology Transfer
- From Lab to Market: DOE's America's Next Top Energy Innovator Program
- America's Next Top Innovator: Lab Tech for Startups
- DOE Projects Win 36 R&D Awards for 2011
- DOE-Funded Research Projects Win 39 R&D Awards for 2010
- DOE's own Richard Smith of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory wins R&D Scientist of the year 2010
- DOE-Funded Research Projects Win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009 (July 2009)
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