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Evigia Systems and Argonne announced today that they have finalized a licensing agreement.
Argonne, Evigia finalize licensing agreement for next-gen RFID sensor technology

Evigia Systems and Argonne announced today that they have finalized a licensing agreement.

July 16, 2012
Argonne materials scientist and distinguished fellow Ali Erdemir’s R&D 100 award recognizes an ultra-fast large-scale boriding process he developed. The process increases the durability and hardness of mechanical components.
Argonne wins four R&D 100 Awards

Four technologies developed by researchers at Argonne have received this year’s R&D 100 awards. The awards, organized by R&D magazine, are widely considered to be the "Oscars of Innovation."

June 20, 2012
Western Lithium USA Corporation site.
Argonne, Western Lithium to develop lithium carbonate for multiple battery applications

Western Lithium USA Corporation is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Argonne National Laboratory as a step toward the commercialization of lithium carbonate from the Company’s Kings Valley Lithium Project located in Humboldt County, Nevada, USA.

October 5, 2011
Argonne Distinguished Fellow Orlando Auciello is a six-time winner of an R&D 100 Award. The award has been given since 1963 by R&D Magazine for the top high technology innovations of the year.
Argonne wins four 'Oscars of Innovation' from R&D Magazine

Four technologies developed by researchers at Argonne National Laboratory have won R&D 100 awards.

June 22, 2011
GE acquires Argonne-UChicago start-up SmartSignal

GE Intelligent Platforms has purchased SmartSignal, a company started by the University of Chicago based on technology developed at Argonne National Laboratory.

January 6, 2011
A T-shaped battery replica (left) is positioned near a Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle. Argonne National Laboratory and LG Chem, Ltd., announced today that they have reached a licensing agreement to make and use Argonne's patented cathode material technology in lithium-ion battery cells. The technology is in the battery cell that is powering the Volt. Photo courtesy General Motors.
LG Chem, Argonne sign licensing deal to make, commercialize advanced battery material

Argonne National Laboratory and LG Chem, Ltd., announced today that they have reached a licensing agreement to make and use Argonne's patented cathode material technology in lithium-ion battery cells.

January 6, 2011
Argonne scientist Karena Chapman examines the diamond anvil pressure cell at the Advanced Photon Source.
New research could lead to practical uses for metal-organic frameworks

ARGONNE, Ill. – Scientists at U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National laboratory are putting the pressure on metal-organic frameworks (MOF).

September 24, 2010
Argonne National Laboratory battery researchers (from left) Khalil Amine, Chris Johnson, Sun-Ho Kang and Mike Thackeray flank a continuously stirred tank reactor used to produce scaled-up quantities of cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries. Argonne's lithium-ion battery technology will be commercialized by chemical company BASF under a licensing agreement announced on June 3.
Argonne's lithium-ion battery technology to be commercialized by BASF

Argonne National Laboratory and BASF, the world's largest chemical company, have signed a world-wide licensing agreement to mass produce and market Argonne's patented composite cathode materials to manufacturers of advanced lithium-ion batteries.

June 3, 2009
Argonne researchers (left) Zonghai Chen, Khalil Amine, and Ilias Belharouak won an Excellence in Technology Transfer Award for a battery system expected to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as well as America's dependence of imported oil. The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer presented the award for a "very high power battery system" based on a nano-lithium titanate.
Argonne scientists receive tech transfer award for battery R&D

Three scientists at Argonne National Laboratory have won an Excellence in Technology Transfer Award for a battery system expected to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as well as America's dependence on imported oil.

May 8, 2009
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear (left) and Argonne Director Robert Rosner announce a partnership to establish a national Battery Manufacturing R&D Center.
Kentucky, Argonne partner to help build domestic battery industry

The Commonwealth of Kentucky, and the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville are partnering with Argonne National Laboratory to establish a national Battery Manufacturing R&D Center to help develop and deploy a domestic supply of advanced battery technologies for vehicle applications that will aid in securing U.S. energy independence, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help in strengthening the economy.

April 8, 2009