Tag Archives: national laboratories

DOE OKs Technology Transfer Initiatives to Foster Government-Industry Engagement

The Department of Energy has authorized two new technology transfer initiatives aiming to foster collaboration between contractors and national laboratories. DOE said Friday these initiatives work to lessen barriers hindering cooperation between industry and national laboratories, and aim to support propagation of resulting technologies across markets. The first of these …

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Battelle Receives R&D 100 Awards for Pipeline Analysis Tool, Coal Liquefaction Method

Battelle has landed two awards from R&D Magazine for the nonprofit company’s software platform that works to analyze pipeline condition and method to convert coal into synthetic crude. The company said Tuesday its PipeAssess PI software and coal-to-liquids process won R&D Awards, while its partnership with the Ohio Soybean Council, Redwood Innovations and  Kentucky State University received …

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DOE Selects 43 Small Businesses for Clean Energy Projects Under 2nd Round of SB Vouchers Pilot

The Energy Department has selected 43 small businesses to collaborate with 12 national laboratories to develop next-generation clean energy technology as part of the $8 million second round of the Small Business Vouchers pilot program. The small businesses will each receive vouchers worth up to $300,000 and the opportunity to work with the various …

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Executive Profile: Keith Rhodes, QinetiQ NA CTO for the Services & Solutions Sector

Keith Rhodes is chief technology officer for QinetiQ North America‘s services and solutions sector. Rhodes has more than 25 years’ experience in government and government contracting specializing in solution sets that combine operations, systems, people, and processes into assured mission performance. Before joining to QinetiQ NA, he served as the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s first …

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DOE Aiming to Solidify Natl Lab Cloud Strategies

The Energy Department has released a cloud computing strategy and overview for use by the department’s 22 national laboratories, Information Week reports. Nicholas Hoover writes the strategy is an attempt to put each lab’s cloud strategy on the same page but continue the department’s hands-off approach to information technology at …

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Oak Ridge's Titan Tops Fastest Supercomputer List

U.S. national laboratories operate five out of the 20 fastest supercomputers in the world, Information Week reports. Citing a survey from Top500.org, Patience Wait writes Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan supercomputer takes the top spot in this year’s list. Titan is used for nuclear power research and development of materials …

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