Argonne National Laboratory

Technology transfer

Entrepreneur application opens for new $4.4 million energy incubator at Argonne National LaboratoryJuly 18, 2016

Argonne National Laboratory’s new innovation accelerator program for science and energy entrepreneurs, called Chain Reaction Innovations, opens the application period for its first cohort.

Argonne partners with Strem Chemicals to deliver next-gen battery materials to industryJuly 8, 2016

Argonne has teamed up with Strem Chemicals, Inc. to provide industry and the battery research community with next-generation materials that could improve energy storage. Strem has licensed 23 separate pieces of intellectual property from Argonne and will manufacture and distribute 9 battery solvents and additives.

Argonne to work with small businesses on nuclear technologiesJuly 6, 2016

Argonne will be working with four small businesses on nuclear technology projects under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN).

DOE commits more than $1.7 million to help commercialize promising Argonne-associated energy technologiesJune 27, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy announced that it is committing more than $1.7 million in funding to help Argonne and research partners move multiple promising energy technologies to the marketplace. News of the Argonne awards was part of a larger announcement by DOE that, through the first round of funding from its Technology Commercialization Fund, it will award nearly $16 million to support 54 projects at 12 national labs involving dozens of research partners.

Argonne-developed technology for achieving superlubricity wins 2016 TechConnect National Innovation AwardMay 26, 2016

A graphene-nanodiamond solution for achieving superlubricity developed at Argonne National Laboratory has won a 2016 TechConnect National Innovation Award. Using miniscule diamonds wrapped in graphene, friction can be reduced to almost zero value. This superlubricity effect is a very enticing prospect for industries making everything from computer hard drives to wind turbines.

Argonne launches first tech incubatorMay 24, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and Argonne National Laboratory announced a new innovation accelerator program for science and energy entrepreneurs called Chain Reaction Innovations.

Electroactive Materials for Rechargeable Batteries

Positive electrodes for secondary batteries containing lithium source material