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NIST Updates Tech Transfer, Licensing Rules for Innovations Under Government-Funded R&D

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has updated regulations related to technologies that universities, large and small businesses, nonprofits and laboratories invent as part of federally funded research and development. NIST said Tuesday changes to Code of Federal Regulations sections that cover the 1980 Bayh-Dole Act are anticipated to impact the licensing …

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Commerce Dept Reports Fiscal 2016 Tech Transfer Initiatives

The Commerce Department has produced a report that details technology transfer activities across DOC’s National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Telecommunications and Information Administration components during fiscal 2016. NIST said Monday the report highlights the role of technology transfer in the department’s efforts to foster economic growth, job …

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NIST Partners With MKS Instruments to Build Portable Device to Measure Pressure

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has teamed up with MKS Instruments to develop a portable version of a device designed to collect quantum-based measurements of pressure. NIST and MKS will develop smaller prototypes of the fixed-length optical cavity device under a cooperative research and development agreement, the agency said Wednesday. …

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Navy Obtains Trademarks for Sea Glider Teaching Aid

The U.S. Navy has registered trademarks for a sea glider that serves as a teaching aid for science, technology, engineering and math classes. The service branch said Tuesday that Joseph Teter, director of technology transfer at the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Carderock division, collaborated with intellectual patent attorney Michael Badagliacca to obtain the trademarks for SeaGlide …

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DoD News: Army Tests Zika Virus Vaccine on Humans

The U.S. Army has conducted clinical trials of an inactivated Zika virus vaccine on 75 human adults at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, DoD News reported Tuesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes WRAIR will test the ZPIV vaccine’s safety and capacity to trigger an immune response in the body as part of …

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NIST Seeks Industry Participants for Enterprise Data Integrity Project

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is asking interested organizations to provide tools and technical expertise for a program that aims to mitigate the effects of an enterprise data corruption incident. NIST said in a notice posted Wednesday on Federal Register the agency’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence aims to produce a security architecture equipped with multiple components that …

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NIST Seeks Research Industry Partners for Contactless Fingerprint Scanners; Michael Garris Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology continues its search for industry partners that will help develop and commercialize contactless fingerprint readers. NIST said Thursday it researches touchless fingerprint scanners from companies such as 3M and MorphoTrak under Cooperative Research and Development Agreements. “The largest challenge we are facing is that this …

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Army Partners with Higher Education in Maryland

The Army expanded its collaboration with higher education last week to create a formal research agreement with Morgan State University in Baltimore, Md. In a May 10 ceremony at the campus, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Nick Justice signed a Cooperative Research and Development …

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