Posts tagged with "Technology Transfer"

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Harsh conditions can't contain researchers' efforts to test radiation detection systems

Sept. 21, 2015 -  
Researchers from five laboratories and a private company recently spent two days in blistering 100 degree heat testing radiation detection technologies amidst cargo containers. The 15 researchers demonstrated the feasibility of using gamma-ray and neutron imaging detectors to identify radioactive...
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LLNL researcher takes aim at solar-cell reliability

Sept. 16, 2015 -  
A Lawrence Livermore National Lab engineer has been awarded $570,000 through the Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to explore spectroscopic technology as a means of detecting moisture buildup in solar photovoltaic (PV) cells. Over the next two years, Mihail Bora, a Materials Engineering...
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Lawrence Livermore proving to be a key player in Tri-Valley technology innovation ecosystem

Sept. 15, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is a key player in an emerging Tri-Valley technology innovation ecosystem that is attracting the attention of entrepreneurs around the country. Rich Rankin, director of LLNL’s Industrial Partnerships Office (IPO), likes to think of the innovation...
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Lab, industry take charge of clean energy

Aug. 26, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory officials met with energy industry representatives Tuesday to discuss ways in which the two entities can work more closely. The event highlighted a public-private partnership to engage energy storage companies with LLNL’s world-class research capabilities and...
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Lawrence Livermore teams up with Autodesk to investigate design of next-generation materials

Aug. 17, 2015 -  
Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and a Bay Area company are joining forces to explore how design software can accelerate innovation for three-dimensional printing of advanced materials. Under an 18-month Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), LLNL will...
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Lawrence Livermore licenses tool to improve government computer network security

July 15, 2015 -  
Government agencies, along with state and local governments, could receive a helping hand from a computer network security tool developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) computer scientists and engineers. The LLNL software-based technology, known as the Network Mapping System (NeMS...
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Bay Area labs team up to share clean energy, manufacturing expertise with small businesses

July 9, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE— Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), in partnership with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and Sandia National Laboratories/California (SNL/CA), have been awarded $4.15 million by the Department of Energy (DOE) to jointly launch a new small business voucher pilot...
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Entrepreneurship Academy helps place researchers on path to next wave of innovation

June 26, 2015 -  
Nearly 50 researchers from LLNL and Sandia National Laboratories/California got down to business for three days in early June, learning about life as an entrepreneur. The scientists and engineers attended the first-ever National Labs Entrepreneurship Academy (NLEA), a partnership of LLNL, Sandia...
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Bay Area’s three national labs join forces to work with energy storage, manufacturing companies

June 23, 2015 -  
SAN FRANCISCO – Through the public-private consortium CalCharge, energy storage companies will soon have unprecedented and streamlined access to three U.S. Department of Energy national labs in the Bay Area — giving them a major competitive advantage in the fast-growing battery industry. CalCharge...