The Engineer Research and Development Center, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (ERDC-CERL) is currently accepting BUILDER ™ patent license applications. BUILDER ™ is a web-based software application developed at ERDC-CERL to help civil engineers, technicians, and managers decide when, where, and how to best maintain building infrastructure (http://www.sms.erdc.dren.mil/Products/BUILDER). The patent license will allow licensees to sell and distribute BUILDER ™ to commercial entities. The patent license application, along with the criteria by which applications will be evaluated, can be found at http://www.erdc.usace.army.mil/Business-With-Us/PatentsAvailableforLicensing/.
Application submission period: March 1, 2017 – March 17, 2017
Next application submission period: July 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017
Send application to:
U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
ATTN: CEERD-ZBT-O (Dr. Phoebe E. Lenear)
2902 Newmark Drive
Champaign, IL 61822-1076
Fax: (217) 373-6740
For questions about the technology or application submission process, please contact Dr. Phoebe E. Lenear at Phoebe.E.Lenear@usace.army.mil or by telephone at (217) 373-7234.