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Report: DOE-Backed National Labs License 19 Cybersecurity Tools to Private Sector

Energy Department-funded national laboratories have so far licensed 19 cybersecurity technology platforms through the Transition to Practice program managed by the  Department of Homeland Security, FCW reported Wednesday. DHS established the TTP program in 2012 as part of efforts to help transfer innovations from a laboratory into the commercial marketplace. The …

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DOE Authorizes Natl Lab-Contractor Agreements for Commercializing Technology

The Energy Department is allowing contractors to use Agreements for Commercializing Technology to forge new strategic partnerships with DOE-backed national laboratories. ACT works to help academic and commercial entities gain access to laboratory expertise, assets and facilities, DOE said Monday. The authorization follows the completion of a six-year ACT pilot program. Energy Secretary Rick …

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Energy Dept Report Highlights National Labs’ Activities

The Energy Department has released a report that lists activities of national laboratories as well as DOE’s efforts to boost oversight and coordination with the labs. DOE said Wednesday the “State of the Department of Energy National Laboratories Report” says increased investments into national labs helped boost vitality over the past …

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GAO: DOE Labs Spent $542M on Internally Directed R&D Projects in Fiscal 2015

The Energy Department‘s national laboratories have invested a combined $542 million in laboratory-directed research and development programs during fiscal 2015, which accounted for 4.2 percent of their budgets for that year, according to a Government Accountability Office report. A DOE policy allows its federally funded research facilities to allocate up to …

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Ernest Moniz: DOE Plans $220M Investment to Refresh US Power Grid Infrastructure

The Energy Department plans to award as much as $220 million in research and development funds over three years to modernize the U.S. electric power distribution network through a public-private partnership. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Thursday unveiled a framework that calls for collaboration between department-backed national laboratories and government agencies, universities and companies in the Grid …

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Report: Energy Dept to Issue Grid Mgmt, Cyber Tech Grants

The U.S. Energy Department is poised to launch a research grants program to encourage DOE’s national laboratories to build technologies that can help fix the U.S.’ power grid management and cybersecurity problems, EnergyWire reported Tuesday. Peter Behr writes research proposals are due Wednesday and the department could award nearly 200 …

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Energy Department Seeks to Engage Industry At National Labs

The Energy Department is encouraging industry partners to perform science and research work at national laboratories as part of efforts to address the country’s energy and security demands. The department intends for the laboratories to engage in technology transfers through different agreements that aim to commercialize and apply new technologies to …

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