Technology transfer

Argonne battery technology confirmed by U.S. Patent OfficeJanuary 29, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory is pleased to announce that after a careful reexamination of the relevant prior patents and publications, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has confirmed the novelty of U.S. Patent 6,677,082.

Solventless Process for Making Tackifiers and Adhesives

Energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, and economical solvent-free process for making tackifier dispersions

Pixelligent Technologies granted innovation research award by Dept. of EnergyDecember 4, 2013

Pixelligent Technologies announced that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Technology available for licensing: CURLSNovember 21, 2013

Containment Unidirectional Resource Loading System expands flexibility of glove boxes and other containment systems.

Rhodobacter System for the Expression of Membrane Proteins

Using photosynthetic bacteria (Rhodobacter) for the expression of heterologous membrane proteins

Synthesizing Membrane Proteins Using In Vitro Methodology

in vitro, cell-free expression system for the production of protein types that are challenging to study: membrane proteins, membrane-associated proteins, and soluble proteins that require complex redox cofactors

Collaboration between varied organizations develops larger, more precise photodetectors for the market November 5, 2013

Scientific particle detectors, medical imaging devices and cargo scanners with higher resolutions and cheaper price tags could become a reality, thanks to a three-way collaboration between industry, universities and U.S. national laboratories.

Containment Unidirectional Resource Loading System (CURLS)

Glovebox "tunnel" that allows easy, rapid changeover of resources without losing containment

Small business success story: Telefonix, Inc.October 10, 2013

Telefonix, Inc., was one of the 90 local small businesses and start-ups that participated in Argonne and Fermilab’s inaugural small business outreach event - titled "Doing Business with Argonne and Fermi National Laboratories" - on Aug. 21 at Argonne.

State-of-the-Art Diamond Semiconductor Technology Licensed to AKHAN TechnologiesOctober 1, 2013

Argonne National Laboratory has granted AKHAN Technologies, Inc., exclusive diamond semiconductor application licensing rights to breakthrough low-temperature diamond deposition technology developed by CNM.