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One of the best ways to expand the commercial impact of the Department is raising awareness to investors and industry about the capabilities and expertise housed among the agency’s 17 National Laboratories and facilities.
The DOE Office of Technology Transitions’ Lab Partnering Service (LPS) offers unprecedented access to the world’s most advanced scientific facilities and researchers across the Department’s National Lab complex. LPS provides investors—and other parties looking to advance energy innovation—a single online platform to connect with leading DOE National Laboratory technical experts to quickly answer innovation questions, as well as discover opportunities for building partnerships. Visitors can easily search hundreds of technologies, patents, experts, facilities, and success stories tailored to their individual needs.
Whether you are a small or large business, VC, university, or non-profit, LPS offers endless opportunities to connect with DOE Labs to take your research or product to the next level.
LPS Features & Highlights
LPS houses over 200 facility descriptions to help visitors gain an understanding of how to leverage DOE facilities to discover, innovate, and tackle the world's most challenging scientific issues.
Working with DOE’s National Labs can transpire through several different partnering mechanisms. LPS and OTT can help you navigate these during the partnering process.
Browse hundreds of technical summaries to gain insight into technologies associated with patents, patent applications, and publications ready for licensing.
Visual Patent Search
Looking for a patent? The LPS Visual Patent Search enables a unique, visually facilitated search of available patent content. This portfolio contains over 40,000 published US patent applications and issued US patents resulting from DOE funded R&D.
COVID-19 Technical Assistance Program
In support of efforts against the global pandemic, OTT launched the COVID-19 Technical Assistance Program (CTAP). CTAP provides targeted funding for DOE’s National Labs to offer short-term engagements with U.S. external entities in coronavirus-related projects, one way for innovators challenged with technical burdens to take advantage of the cutting-edge researchers and facilities across the DOE Lab complex.
To learn more about the program, including eligibility requirements and the application process, click HERE.