The Science of Customer Discovery: DOE Lab-Corps What makes a new technology compelling enough to transition out of the lab and become a consumer product? That’s the question Berkeley Lab researchers Samveg Saxena, Nihar Shah, and Dana Hansen plus industry mentor Russell Carrington set out to answer for MyGreenCar, an app providing personalized fuel economy or electric … [Read more...] about Who Will Buy My App?
Berkeley Lab teams aced the summer session of the Bay Area Regional NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps™), a program educating researchers and entrepreneurs in pathways to reach people and industries in need of innovation. Based on popular vote across all participants, the Sepion team – Peter Frischmann, Brett Helms, and Michel Fouré – received the People’s Choice Award … [Read more...] about I-Corps Success for Berkeley Lab Technology Teams
Nine Berkeley Lab technologies from researchers in Computing Sciences, Energy Technologies, Physical Biosciences, Materials Sciences, Earth Sciences, and the ALS have been named as finalists for the 2015 R&D 100 Awards. Winners will be announced in November. The R&D 100 Awards are given by R&D Magazine to its top 100 new technologies for the year. For a list of … [Read more...] about Nine Finalists for 2015 R&D 100 Awards
Berkeley Lab's Vincent Battaglia described his research team's approach to improving the energy density of lithium-ion batteries in the latest edition of The Economist. Battaglia is one of a handful of battery experts interviewed regarding the future of energy storage technology. For the complete article, go here. For energy storage technologies developed at Berkeley Lab, go … [Read more...] about The Economist Features Lab Battery Expert
10.13.14 Alphabet Energy introduced its first product, E1. The thermoelectric generator attaches to an exhaust stack and uses Alphabet Energy's thermoelectric materials to convert exhaust heat into electricity. The product launch was covered by Gigaom and MIT Technology Review, among others. Watch the video introduction of E1 here. Second Genome joined the Mayo Clinic … [Read more...] about Berkeley Lab Startups in the News