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ORNL technology transfer continues strong upward trend
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Oct. 29, 2014 – New methods are improving connections between private businesses and technology from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, with 101 licenses and options executed during the last three years.

Rubber meets the road with new ORNL carbon, battery technologies
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Aug. 27, 2014 – Recycled tires could see new life in lithium-ion batteries that provide power to plug-in electric vehicles and store energy produced by wind and solar, say researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

ORNL wins eight R&D 100s
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., July 11, 2014—Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received eight R&D 100 awards, presented by R&D Magazine in recognition of the year’s top technological innovations.

Knoxville startup Fiveworx licenses ORNL energy analysis tool
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., June 4, 2014—Knoxville-based Fiveworx has licensed an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology that will help consumers reduce their utility bills by analyzing their home energy usage.

Anasys licenses ORNL nanoscale mass spectrometry imaging technology
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 14, 2014 – Anasys Instruments Corp. has licensed a Department of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology that allows for simultaneous chemical and physical characterization and could lead to advances in materials and drug development.


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WWE Receives Patent License for Suite of ORNL Inventions
— On October 6, 2009, Worldwide Energy, LLC, (WWE) President Paul Torgerson and UT-Battelle Director of Partnerships Tom Ballard signed a patent license agreement for a portfolio of inventions related to the development and manufacturing of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) for production of electricity and solid oxide electrolyzers for production of hydrogen.

ORNL, Da Vinci Sign Licensing Agreement
— An ORNL technology for analyzing automotive engine oil was recently licensed to Da Vinci Emissions Services, Ltd., a combustion engine emissions testing firm located in San Antonio, TX, that specializes in a broad suite of combustion engine lubrication and emissions testing services and equipment.

Steve Hane: Engineering Ampulse's Growth
— Steve Hane has a bachelor’s degree in geological engineering from the University of Minnesota, but for the past decade he has been engineering the growth of companies from the ground up.

Preventing blindness focus of ORNL Technology, AMDx
— Automated Medical Diagnostics (AMDx), a startup company based in Memphis, envisions its product helping to preserve the sight of millions of people at risk of vision loss from diabetic retinopathy.

PartTec to Market SNS-Developed Neutron Detector System
— PartTec, an Indiana-based manufacturer of radiation detection equipment, has signed an agreement to manufacture and market an advanced neutron detector system developed at ORNL. The Shifting Scintillator Neutron Detector system was developed for DOE’s Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) and High Flux Isotope Reactor complex, the world’s most advanced neutron science facility.


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