Innovation and Partnerships Office

Second Genome Findings Highlighted in Washington Post

4.17.14 The April 17 Innovation section of the Washington Post highlighted Berkeley Lab startup Second Genome and its work linking gut bacteria to allergies. Go here to read the entire article.

World-Class Tools for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation

4.16.14 Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise and unique technical capabilities provide powerful tools for innovation in advanced manufacturing. We’re also adapting how we do business to be more responsive to private sector needs. We conduct non-classified research in a wide range of areas that can help your company be more competitive in the global marketplace. Go […]

ARPA-E’s Acting Leader Visits Berkeley Lab

3.26.14 Acting Director Dr. Cheryl Martin of DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency- Energy (APRA-E) addressed entrepreneurial researchers at Berkeley Lab on Wed., Mar. 26. ARPA-E advances early stage, high impact energy technologies. Berkeley Lab ARPA-E funded projects include smart window startup Heliotrope and energy modeler RAPMOD, among others.

Aeroseal Featured on Ask This Old House

3.20.14 Energy-saving, ductwork sealing technology by Berkeley Lab startup Aeroseal was presented on the March 20 episode of Ask This Old House. Go here and select scene 4 to watch the segment.

Energy Innovation Showcased at ARPA-E Summit, Capitol Hill

3.6.14 A research team from Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley appeared on Capitol Hill Thurs., Feb. 27, to share RAPMOD — a backpack-mounted system for quickly mapping building energy use and identifying ways to reduce it — at a reception hosted by The Center for Clean Energy Innovation and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. […]

Indian Company Licenses Berkeley Lab Invention for Arsenic-free Water

3.5.14 Indian company Luminous Water Technologies has licensed ECAR, an arsenic remediation technology developed by Berkeley Lab researcher Ashok Gadgil. The company will offer it for treating arsenic-contaminated groundwater in villages throughout India and Bangladesh. Read more here.

Berkeley Lab Celebrates Technologies in the Marketplace

2.19.14 Royalty checks were presented to 126 Berkeley Lab inventors in the Lab’s annual royalties ceremony.The event highlighted the broad range of licensed technologies, software and published books now in the marketplace. Among them: a charge-coupled device licensed by both Digirad, for use in medical imaging, and Hamamatsu, for telescopes; process equipment incorporated by Veeco […]

Exogen Biotechnology Enjoys Crowdfunding Success

1.29.14 Berkeley Lab startup Exogen Biotechnology raised over $50,000 in crowdfunding within ten days of launching its citizen science campaign on Indiegogo. The startup has developed a new test to measure DNA breaks, thought to be a key indicator for overall health conditions. Read more here.

Berkeley Lab Startup Alphabet Energy Featured at World Economic Forum

1.20.14 Alphabet Energy will be featured as a Technology Pioneer at the World Economic Forum, Jan. 22-25, in Davos, Switzerland. “Alphabet being recognized at the WEF signifies the importance of the products we are bringing to the mining and oil & gas markets, and the lasting impact they will have on world economics,” said CEO […]

Lab / Haas Collaboration Advances Clean Tech Solutions

1.10.14 Cleantech to Market (C2M), a program matching Berkeley Lab researchers and Tech Transfer staff with teams of business, science and engineering graduate students, identified promising pathways to commercialization for Lab cleantech inventions from better batteries to alternative fuel sources. Go here to access slides and videos of each presentation. Read more about C2M here.