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Technology Transfer

Technology transfer is the process of transferring scientific and technical information, and knowledge and associated technology into widespread use that can improve ongoing economic, security and environmental benefits for all Americans.

NETL’s technology transfer objectives are to ensure the fullest use of the fruits of federal investment in research and development and supports Department of Energy's mission of ensuring America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy and environmental through transformative science and technology solutions.  NETL is committed to meeting its technology transfer objectives and to promoting the Department of Energy's efforts to make technology transfer more effective, thereby enhancing the impact of the science and technology discoveries made in NETL Facilities.

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Available Technologies

Search the NETL inventions available for further research and development and/or licensing.



Learn about the variety of partnership mechanisms NETL utilizes to enable collaboration and technology transfer.



NETL has several options for outside entities to license DOE technologies.


Success Stories

Read about NETL’s successful transfers of technology for further development, implementation, and practical use.



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Key Contacts

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Want to know more? Check out these Technology Transfer videos from around the web:

Federal Laboratory Consortum - What is Technology Transfer? (T2)

FLC Training Center

Click here for Technology Transfer Training Videos, courtesy of The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC)

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