Congratulations to the 2018 FLC Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 FLC Award Winners

FLC-AwardsWinners-2018

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 awards. A total of 30 awards will be presented to 24 laboratories representing 10 federal agencies.

EXCELLENCE IN TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AWARD

Department of Agriculture

USDA Agricultural Research Service, Southeast Area
“Purification and Recycling Wastewater in Space and Decentralized Wastewater Systems”

Department of Defense

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
“Endoscopy Training Platform”

Department of Defense – Army

Army Research Laboratory
“Rate Activated Tethers (RATs)”

Department of Defense – Navy

Naval Research Laboratory
“MODD - Mixed Odor Delivery Device”

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division
“Amorphous Bubble Bonding”

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division
“Dahlgren Decontamination Formulation”

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division
“Combat Diver Navigation Module”

Department of Defense – Air Force

Air Force Research Laboratory, Information Directorate
“Android-based Team Awareness Kit – ATAK”

Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate
“High Strain Composites for Spacecraft Deployable Structures”

Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate
“Oscillating Heat Pipes (OHPs) for High Power Electronics Thermal Management”

Air Force Research Laboratory, Systems Directorate
“Green Propellant”

Department of Energy

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
“Innovative Oven for Faster, Less Energy-Intensive Carbon Fiber Manufacturing”

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
“Licensing ORNL’s High-Performance, Low-Cost Alloys to Eck Industries”

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
“ORNL’s Co-Development and Licensing of Large Additive Area Manufacturing Technologies”

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
“ORNL Secures Four Licenses for Low-Cost Carbon Fiber Technology”

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
“Transfer of PNNL’s Solar Thermochemical Advanced Reactor System to STC”

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
“Transfer of PNNL’s Structures for Lossless Ion Manipulations to MOBILion”

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
“Transfer of PNNL Suite of Cybersecurity Solutions to Cynash, Inc.”

Sandia National Laboratories
“Advanced Nanomaterials for Energy Conservation and Temperature Regulation”

Department of Health and Human Services

National Cancer Institute

“Avelumab, New Therapy for Metastatic Merkel Cell and Urothelial Carcinomas”

National Cancer Institute
“Development of Large Scale Production, Anti-HIV Microbicide in Soya Beans”

National Cancer Institute
“FDA Approval: Personalized Cancer Treatment to Cure Deadly Blood Cancers”


INTERAGENCY PARTNERSHIP AWARD
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

“Zika Virus Specimen and Material Sharing”

USDA Agricultural Research Service, Environmental Protection Agency, National Interagency Fire Center, Bureau of Land Management, National Weather Service, University of Arizona
“AGWA Streamlines Burn Area Emergency Response (BAER) Efforts”


STATE AND LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARD
NASA Johnson Space Center, Greater Houston Partnership, Houston First
“Houston Launch and Sustained Growth of SpaceCom and Spaceport Summit”


TECHNOLOGY FOCUS AWARD
Sandia National Laboratories
“Successful Collaboration Accelerates Testing of New Blade Designs”


ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Jason Craley, Army Research Laboratory


OUTSTANDING TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROFESSIONAL AWARD
Michelle Miedzinski
Rick Tarr

Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division


LABORATORY DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD
Dr. Philip Perconti, Army Research Laboratory


HAROLD METCALF AWARD
Mojdeh Bahar, USDA Agricultural Research Service

The awards will be presented on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the FLC national meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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