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NIST Issues 2015 Commerce Department Tech Transfer Stats

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued the Commerce Department’s technology transfer report for fiscal year 2015 that details such activities of the department’s three laboratories over the 12-month period. NIST said Monday the department obtained 20 patents out of 30 patent applications, filed 61 invention disclosures, signed 364 research-and-development …

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NIST Develops Robotic HF Antenna Measurement System

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has built a robotic arm meant to calibrate high-frequency antennas for remote sensing, imaging, radar and communications equipment. NIST said Monday it aims to characterize antenna systems as well as calculate radiation frequency of up to 500 gigahertz with the robotic measurement device. “We designed …

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DHS Starts Emergency Response Tool Transition to Commercial Market

The Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security is in the process of transitioning the Next-Generation Incident Command System technology to California-based nonprofit Worldwide Incident Command Services. DHS said Thursday WICS will offer the NICS emergency response tool to first responders and emergency planners as a low-cost service following the completion of the …

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Jetta Wong Named Acting Director of DOE’s New Technology Transitions Office; Ernest Moniz Comments

Jetta Wong, director of lab impact initiative within the Energy Department’s energy efficiency and renewable energy office, has been appointed as acting director of the DOE’s new office of technology transitions. Wong will serve as technology transfer coordinator and adviser to the energy secretary on technology transfer and commercialization activities, DOE …

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Mike Pozmantier: DHS Eyes December for Cyber Tech Transfers to Commercial Market

The Science and Technology Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security aims to facilitate technology transfer from government to the commercial market with the release of new cybersecurity technologies in December, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell writes that DHS wants to help build up cyber offerings for federal agencies and their partners in the private …

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GAO: Communication, Performance Goals Key to Improve Fed Labs’ Tech Transfer Clearinghouse

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer to gather feedback from potential private-sector customers on the consortium’s technology transfer clearinghouse initiatives and establish performance metrics for those initiatives. GAO said in a report published earlier this month that FLC should increase both collaboration and communication with federal agency …

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