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March 13, 2018
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Leads White House Discussion on Federal Prizes and Challenges
Group discussed ways to tackle some of our nation’s most important water issues through innovation opportunities.
January 8, 2018
Department of Energy Announces Chanette Armstrong as Director of the Office of Technology Transitions
As the Director, Ms. Armstrong’s responsibilities will extend across Department of Energy’s program offices, its 17 national labs.
November 27, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Issues Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Funding Opportunity Annou...
Energy Department issues Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.
November 20, 2017
U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 33 R&D 100 Awards for 2017
Awards recognize exceptional new products or processes that were developed and introduced into the marketplace during the previous year.
November 13, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces Expanded Partnership Opportunities with the National Laboratories
Authorization comes after the Agreements for Commercializing Technology pilot successfully completed a six-year pilot study.
October 18, 2017
The U.S. Department of Energy Issues Small Business Research and Development Funding Opportunity Announcement
Approximately $23 million in new grants will support scientific advancement.
September 13, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces Nearly $20 Million To Help Commercialize Promising Energy Technologies
This second Department-wide round of funding through the Office of Technology Transition’s Technology Commercialization Fund will support 54 projects.
September 13, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces Nearly $20 Million To Help Commercialize Promising Energy Technologies
Second Department-Wide Round of Funding for Technology Commercialization Fund Will Support 12 National Labs and Dozens of Private Sector Partners.
December 21, 2016
Tech-to-Market's Innovative Pathways Funding Opportunity

Funding announcement from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technology-to-Market Program, December 19, 2016....

November 17, 2016
DOE Laboratory Water Patents with a High Potential for Commercialization by the Private Sector

The Department of Energy (DOE) has been continuously engaged in the energy-water nexus since issuing The Water-Energy Nexus: Challenge and...

November 16, 2016
AquaHarmonics Wins the Energy Department’s Wave Energy Prize: CalWave Power Technologies and Waveswing America Named Runners-Up in $2.2...

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced AquaHarmonics as the winner of the Wave Energy...

November 7, 2016
U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 32 R&D 100 Awards for 2016: R&D Magazine Awards Recognize Innovative Research with Commercial Pote...

U.. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers have won 32 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine and received a special recognition...

November 2, 2016
INL’s full scale grid is unique in the nation and provides opportunities for full scale research with its 61 miles of transmission line and seven distribution substations. (Idaho National Laboratory)
Idaho National Laboratory to Enhance Power Grid Testing Capabilities

Essential services like power distribution require reliable service and continuous operations. The power grid on the U.S. Department of Energy’s...

October 31, 2016
A close-up of a sensor element. Hydrogen sensor prototypes were installed at this refueling station in Burbank (right) and others to test how well the sensors detect hydrogen concentrations.
Lawrence Livermore Developed Hydrogen Sensors Put to Test at Southern California Refueling Stations

As hydrogen fuel cell cars become commercially available and hydrogen refueling stations slowly begin to proliferate throughout California,...

October 27, 2016
Featured Image Caption: MITEC tea, left to right: Karen Jackson, Virginia Secretary of Technology; Eli Levine, Department of Energy; Bill Donohue, Genedge (VA MEP) Director; Matt Ringer, NREL; Mary Collins, American Jobs Project; Clara Asmail, NIST MEP; Aimee McCarthy, Genedge; Kate Ringness, American Jobs Project; Terry Payne, ORNL
DOE Labs “Road Tour” Opens Doors to their Treasures
This autumn was hot for four states selected by the Department of Energy (DOE) to host bootcamps, associated with the MITEC pilot discussed in a pr...
October 25, 2016
National Renewable Energy Laboratory to Lead New Consortium to Develop Advanced Water Splitting Materials for Hydrogen Production: HydroG...
The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has formed a new consortium with five other national labs intended to accelerat...
October 24, 2016
Integrated Imaging Institute Helps Innovators Envision Success

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory's Integrated Imaging Institute (I3), a portal to the lab's complete imaging...

October 3, 2016
PNNL's self-powered acoustic fish-tracking tag is designed to track long-living fish such as sturgeon (shown here) throughout the course of their lives.
Courtesy of swimfinfan/Flickr
Powered for Life: Self-Charging Tag Tracks Fish as Long as they Swim; Long-living sturgeon, eels, lamprey could be tracked for decades

The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory developed a self-charging tracking tag for fish behavioral studies. This new tag...

September 29, 2016
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8 Ways the Energy Department is Removing Barriers to Make National Lab Inventions a Reality
8 Ways the Energy Department is Removing Barriers to Make National Lab Inventions a Reality
September 21, 2016
Innovation Crossroads is a new accelerator for clean energy entrepreneurs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Left to right: Tom Rogers, Charlie Brock, Moe Khaleel, Thomas Zacharia, Mark Johnson, Thomas McDonald, Philip Taynton, Johanna Wolfson and Beth Papanek (credit ORNL).
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Launches New Accelerator for Energy Tech Entrepreneurs

The nation’s top innovators will soon have the opportunity to advance their promising energy technology ideas at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s)...

September 15, 2016
Rosemarie Truman (credit PNNL).
Rosemarie Truman to Lead, Boost PNNL's Commercialization and Business Engagement Efforts

RICHLAND, Wash. – Rosemarie Truman, founder and former CEO of the Center for Advancing Innovation in Bethesda, Maryland, has been named director of...

September 12, 2016
DOE High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program Seeks to Fund New Proposals to Advance Energy Technologies

 News release from DOE's Advanced Manufacturing Office, September 12, 2016....

September 6, 2016
An ORNL process can help recover magnets from used computer hard drives (credit ORNL).
ORNL Licenses Rare Earth Magnet Recycling Process to Momentum Technologies

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Momentum Technologies have signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement for an ORNL...

September 1, 2016
Sandia National Laboratories engineer David J. Martinez examines the cooling system at Sandia’s supercomputing center. (Photo by Randy Montoya)
New Cooling Method for Supercomputers to Save Millions of Gallons of Water

Sandia National Laboratories researcher David J. Martinez — engineering project lead for Sandia’s infrastructure computing services — is helping...

August 30, 2016
Official measurement of the 3D printed trim tool co-developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and The Boeing Company exceeded the required minimum size to achieve the Guinness World Records title of largest solid 3D printed item.
3D Printed Tool for Building Aircraft Achieves Guinness World Records Title

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Aug. 29, 2016 – A 3D printed trim-and-drill tool, developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National...