Posts tagged with "Technology Transfer"


Bay Area’s three national labs join forces to work with energy storage, manufacturing companies

Jun. 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...

Lawrence Livermore researchers help biomed company land FDA approval for Ebola detection

May. 28, 2015 -  
Researchers from LLNL and three other institutions have assisted a Bay Area biomedical company in advancing its Ebola virus detection test for use. Sunnyvale-based Cepheid has received an emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to utilize its polymerase chain...

Remembering Dick Post’s life and career

Apr. 28, 2015 -  
Livermore scientist Dick Post had some of the most productive years of his career after he reached 90 years of age — long after the vast majority of researchers retire. Few scientists have had a career as long as Post's. He joined a national laboratory within weeks of its founding and then worked...

The accidental entrepreneur

Apr. 9, 2015 -  
Editor's note: This article is part of an occasional series about LLNL entrepreneurs _______________ Martin Casado considers himself to be an accidental entrepreneur. The 38-year-old Bay Area tech executive went from a research career at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to a doctorate at...

Lawrence Livermore, Sandia energy projects selected for commercialization program

Apr. 3, 2015 -  
Energy projects from Lawrence Livermore (LLNL) and Sandia national laboratories were selected Wednesday to participate in a pilot Energy Department program to facilitate the commercialization of technologies with the potential to rapidly benefit society. The award to the two projects was announced...

New DOE tech transitions office may provide funding opportunities for Laboratory

Mar. 10, 2015 -  
The Department of Energy’s ( DOE ) newly created Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) could provide energy stakeholders with money from a nearly $20 million fund to transition research into the marketplace starting in FY16. That means Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory could have...
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Lawrence Livermore, nine partners garner Federal Laboratory Consortium award

Feb. 10, 2015 -  
A novel system developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and nine partners, which enables climate researchers to solve their most complex data analysis and visualization challenges, has netted the team a Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) award. The FLC national recognition award...

Ultra-realistic radiation detection training without using radioactive materials

Jan. 14, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Training of first responders on the hazards of actual radiological and nuclear threats has been challenged by the difficulties of adequately representing those threats. Training against such threats would involve using hazardous, highly radioactive materials, experiencing...

Technology quickly traces source of tainted food

Jan. 7, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Foodborne illnesses kill roughly 3,000 Americans each year and about 1 in 6 are sickened, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet most contaminated foods are never traced back to their source. That’s because existing methods to track tainted food...

Former Lab scientist honored for contributions to laser peening

Dec. 26, 2014 -  
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Industrial Partnerships Office recently honored former Lab scientist Luis Zapata for his contribution to a technology known as laser peening. Zapata received the Excellence in Technology Commercialization Award, which recognizes his outstanding technical...