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"Selfie Stick" for Skin Conditions

Laboratory: Department of Veterans Affairs ( Minneapolis VA Medical Center ) Technology: Flexible, long-handled camera that helps at-risk patients monitor their skin for pressure sores, foot sores, and other conditions. Opportunity: The VA is looking for a partner for further development and...
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"Virtual World" Helps With Post-traumatic Stress

by Cheryl Pellerin Department of Defense (DOD) officials are using virtual-world interactivity to educate and help warfighters and others who are reluctant to seek more direct care to deal with post-traumatic stress, said an official at the National Center for Telehealth and Technology, also known...
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2014 R&D Budget

Greetings from D.C. President Obama released his FY 2014 budget in mid-April, including that portion informally known as the “R&D budget.” It’s been an interesting year budget-wise, with the FY 2013 budget approved halfway through the year, sequestration taking effect at...
2019 FLC Awards – Winners Announced
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2019 FLC Awards – Winners Announced

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 awards. A total of 30 awards will be presented to 27 laboratories representing 11 federal agencies. EXCELLENCE IN TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Department of Agriculture USDA ARS Plains Area, Meat Animal...
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A Big News Month

It's been a busy few weeks in the news for technology transfer and the federal labs! Here are just a few headlines. July brought some new developments to the world of intellectual property—the first post-America Invents Act patent was issued around July 18. Only a few days earlier, Sen. Patrick...
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Accelerated Ebola Vaccine Co-developed by NIAID Shows Promise

In a great sign for those fighting to control the Ebola virus, an experimental vaccine has shown promising results so far. The vaccine was well-tolerated and produced immune system responses in all 20 healthy adults who received it in a phase 1 clinical trial conducted by researchers from the...
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AFRL 711 HPW - Mannequins That Can Save Airmen’s Lives

The United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine (USAFSAM), Air Force Expeditionary Medical Skills Institute (AFEMSI), along with University of Cincinnati (UC) Health, utilize these mannequin simulators as part of the Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills (C-STARS) program...
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AFRL’s Battlefield Trauma Software Technology

Laboratory : Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Airman Systems Directorate Technology : Battlefield Assisted Trauma Distributed Observation Kit (BATDOK) Opportunity : This AFRL-developed technology is available for licensing and collaboration with AFRL researchers. Details : As a point-of-injury...

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