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Sandia Labs, Singapore join forces to develop energy storage

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the government of Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA) that will tap into the labs’ expertise in energy storage. EMA is the statutory body in Singapore responsible for ensuring a reliable and secure energy supply, promoting competition in the energy […]

Sandia Science & Technology Park gives local economy a major boost

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —The Sandia Science & Technology Park (SS&TP) has generated $2.6 billion worth of economic activity and produced more than $103 million in tax revenue for the state of New Mexico and $15.2 million for the City of Albuquerque since it was established in 1998. That’s the conclusion of a new report by the […]

Small businesses can apply for Sandia clean-energy help

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Department of Energy (DOE) today launched the third round of its Small Business Vouchers Pilot, which lets companies in the clean-energy sector apply for technical help from Sandia National Laboratories and other DOE labs. Johanna Wolfson, Technology-to-Market director in the office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), announced the launch […]

Tech transfer awards recognize Sandia’s work in eye tracking, hydrogen refueling, heat exchange efficiency

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories won three regional 2016 awards from the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for its work to develop and commercialize innovative technologies. The FLC’s Mid-Continent/Far West regions recognized Sandia’s achievements in the following innovations: GazeAppraise: Eye Movement Analysis Software, which won a Notable Technology Development Award; HyStEP: Hydrogen Station Equipment Performance […]

X-ray vision: Bomb techs strengthen their hand with Sandia’s XTK software

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In the chaos that followed the terrorist attack at the 2013 Boston Marathon, bomb squads scanned packages at the scene for explosive devices. Two homemade pressure cooker bombs had killed three people and injured more than 250, and techs quickly had to determine if more were waiting to blow up. They got […]

More small businesses get Sandia help in clean-energy voucher pilot

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the selection of five more small, clean-energy businesses to work with Sandia National Laboratories to bring next-generation technologies to market faster. “These are innovative companies working to build the clean-energy economy,” said Mary Monson, Sandia’s senior manager of industrial partnerships. “Many of these companies have […]

DOE funding moves two Sandia energy programs closer to the marketplace

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two technologies developed at Sandia National Laboratories are among 54 energy projects that will receive nearly $16 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to help bring them to market. The projects involve 12 national labs and 52 private-sector partners. Funding comes through the Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) administered by the […]

Lab know-how: Small companies grow with a technical leg up from Sandia, Los Alamos labs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Imagine driving a car with no fuel gauge and no idea how big the gas tank is. You want to go as far as possible before filling up but not so far that you sputter to a halt. “That’s what it’s like to operate an electric plane or robot or other device […]

Sandia Labs tapped again to lead national solar evaluation centers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories won a three-year renewal of a Department of Energy contract to manage the U.S. Regional Test Centers (RTCs), a network of five sites across the country where industry can assess the performance, reliability and economic viability of solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies. The program currently has more than 12 industry […]

CRADA boom sets records, forges ties at Sandia Labs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories entered into a vast array of new Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA) in the past three years, bringing dozens of new partners to the labs. “This is a great mechanism for getting national laboratory technology into the private sector,” said Sandia CRADA specialist Jason Martinez. “We develop cutting-edge […]

Small businesses to work with Sandia on clean technologies

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that it’s chosen seven small clean-energy businesses to work with Sandia National Laboratories to bring next-generation technologies to market faster. “Sandia is excited to help these companies commercialize their products and advance the clean-energy economy,” said Jackie Kerby Moore, Sandia’s manager of technology and […]

Interactive map shows thousands of Sandia Labs collaborations across U.S.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories signed more than 5,000 U.S. partnership agreements in the past five years touching every state in the country, and has created an online map that brings them to life. “The map illustrates the amazing breadth of work Sandia does with industrial, university, government and lab partners around the United […]

Suicide bomb detector moves forward with Sandia engineer’s help

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — On the chilling list of terrorist tactics, suicide bombing is at the top. Between 1981 and 2015, an estimated 5,000 such attacks occurred in more than 40 countries, killing about 50,000 people. The global rate grew from three a year in the 1980s to one a month in the 1990s to one […]

Sandia Labs takes home three national tech transfer awards

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories won the Federal Laboratory Consortium’s (FLC) 2016 Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer for a decontamination product that neutralizes chemical and biological agents and for software that helps emergency responders disable improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Business development specialist Bianca Thayer was named Outstanding Technology Transfer Professional of 2016. The […]

Researchers offer consulting to companies that license Sandia inventions

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In a boost to technology transfer, Sandia National Laboratories has launched a program that lets researchers consult for companies that license their Sandia work. “There is a need for this. We hear often in the business community that it would help a lot if our people could consult on their inventions,” said […]