Office of Technology Transitions

The Office of Technology Transitions

The Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) advances the economic, energy, and national security interests of the United States by expanding the commercial impact of the Department of Energy’s research and development portfolio. It streamlines access to information and to DOE’s National Labs and facilities — fostering partnerships that guide innovations from the lab into the marketplace.

Lab Partnering Service

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Our Lab Partnering Service (LPS) connects investors to preeminent experts, competitive technology, world-class facilities, and streamlined partnering opportunities at the Department of Energy's National Laboratories. LPS informs investment decisions, increases marketplace competitiveness, and enables technology transfer.

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Blog

OTT Announces EPIC Program + Prize
OTT announced a $1 million prize to stimulate regional energy innovation ecosystems.
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Help Support the Energy Storage Grand Challenge!
OTT is responsible for developing and managing the Technology Transition Track for the Energy Storage Grand Challenge
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OTT Poster Series Spotlight: Ames, INL, and ORNL
To continue our poster series spotlight, this month we’re highlighting work from Ames Laboratory, Idaho National Lab, & Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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National Labs: Advances in Medicine
National Labs and their industrial and academia partners have made medical discoveries to feed the innovation pipeline of America’s private sector.
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Sandia National Labs Mobilize in Fight Against Coronavirus
Sandia National Laboratories have mobilized their resources to tackle the global pandemic.
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OTT Coronavirus Update & Resources
OTT Coronavirus Update & Resources
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OTT Poster Series Spotlight: SLAC, NREL, and BNL
Over the next several weeks, we will be taking a closer look at our poster series and the technological successes our Labs are producing.
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InnovationXLab: CarbonX Summit Postponed
The InnovationXLab CarbonX Summit will take place September 22-23, 2020 in Pittsburgh, PA
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OTT Turns 5!
This month marks the fifth birthday of the Office of Technology Transitions.
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InnovationXLab: Biomanufacturing Recap
A recap of InnovationXLab: Biomanufacturing held at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California.
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Events

Innovation in Space Roundtable
Join DOE and NASA for the Innovation in Space Roundtable hosted by the University of Tulsa!
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New Events to Close Out August!
Two new events for the OTT community!
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Events for the OTT Community - Week of August 3
We've got a busy week ahead! Join us for several exciting virtual events.
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Two Events for the OTT Community - Week of July 20
OTT is pleased to invite you to join us for two engaging virtual events this week!
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Five Events for the OTT Community - Week of June 22
OTT is pleased to invite you to join us for five upcoming virtual events, covering a wide array of technologies and topics.
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OTT Webinar Series: Is There A Business Case For Bidirectional Electric Vehicles And Charging Infrastructure?
OTT is pleased to announce a new webinar series, Is There A Business Case For Bidirectional Electric Vehicles And Charging Infrastructure?
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OTT Summer 2020 Webinar Series: Funding and Partnering Opportunities with the DOE
OTT is excited to launch a stimulating summer webinar series, Funding and Partnering Opportunities with the U.S. Department of Energy.
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Press Releases

Multi-part Program to Recognize and Support National Energy Innovation Ecosystem
Initiative Energizes Public-Private Collaboration, Bolsters U.S. Tech Leadership and Security
DOE's Office of Technology Transitions announced new resources to combat COVID-19 through its Lab Partnering Service and Technical Assistance Program.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the selection of 12 projects as part of its Practices to Accelerate the Commercialization of Tech.
Projects will strengthen partnerships between National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy promising technologies to the marketplace.
Department of Energy Releases Request for Information to Improve the Technology Commercialization Fund
DOE’s national laboratories have received more than 800 R&D 100 awards since the annual competition began in 1962.
Mr. Prochaska will oversee DOE’s Energy Investor Center, the Technology Commercialization Fund, the Technology-to-Market program and other activities.
Laboratory Agreement Processing Reform and Liability Reform will help improve the transition of promising innovations to the marketplace.
OTT today announced the realignment of the Office of Strategic Programs Technology-to-Market (T2M) Subprogram.

Downloads

OTT STEM Resources
The latest OTT STEM resources.
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Spotlight: Quantum Information Science & Technology
A new spotlight document highlighting DOE's progress in Quantum Information Science & Technology to advance U.S. competitiveness and security.
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Case Study: National Labs Advancing Medicine
DOE's National Labs have empowered the private sector to build new tools & tech that support Americans’ well-being and the nation’s leadership.
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Technology Spotlights and Success Stories
Selected Highlights from DOE’s Technology Transfer Activities
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Technology Commercialization Fund Reports
Technology Commercialization Fund Reports for Public Download
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Advancing America through Technology Transfer
A collection of amazing posters celebrating tech transfer successes out of DOE's National Labs!
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TTWG Licensing Guide
The 2019 editions of the Technology Transfer Working Group Licensing Guide
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TTWG Lab Partnering Guide
A guide to partnering with the National Laboratories of the U.S. Department of Energy. Prepared by the Technology Transfer Working Group.
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Report on the Utilization of Federal Technology, Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017
Report on the Utilization of Federal Technology, Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017
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Report on Technology Transfer and Related Technology Partnering Activities at the National Laboratories and Other Facilities, Fiscal Year...
Report on Technology Transfer and Related Technology Partnering Activities at the National Laboratories and Other Facilities, Fiscal Year 2015
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Department of Energy Issues 2016-2018 DOE Technology Transfer Execution Plan

The Department of Energy (DOE) has released the 2016-2018 Technology Transfer Execution Plan, which is designed to guide and strengthen the...

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Department of Energy Issues Report on Technology Transfer and Related Technology Partnering Activities for Fiscal Year 2014

The Department of Energy (DOE) is one of the largest supporters of technology transfer in the federal government. This is highlighted by the Report...

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Annual Report on Technology Transfer and Related Technology Partnering Activities at the National Laboratories and Other Facilities FY 20...
The Report on Technology Transfer and Related Partnering Activities at the National Laboratories and Other Facilities is for Fiscal Year 2009-2013.
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The Quadrennial Technology Review
The 2015 Quadrennial Technology Review (QTR 2015) examines the most promising research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RDD&D) opportun...
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The Science and Energy Plan

The FY 2016 Science and Energy Plan (SEP) describes the major programs, performers, and processes involved in the Department’s science and energy...

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