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Tools to Identify Potential Collaborators and R&D Partners

One thing that innovators at a recent training wanted to know was how to identify potential partners. How could they find out which organizations were at the cutting edge in various technology disciplines? This is an excellent question. Here were some …

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R&D 100 Award Winning Spring Tire Makes Inroads for Innovation

Spring Tires are shown here mounted to NASA’s Scarab lunar roving vehicle. A successful collaborative effort between NASA’s Glenn Research Center and The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company resulted in the Spring Tire, a recent winner of a prestigious R …

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NASA Device Offers Faster Data Storage and Retrieval

A new data storage device developed and patented by innovators at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center uses high-density ferroelectric memory to store electronic information as a digital or analog signal and then convert it back to the original data for …

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Tackling the Sticky Intellectual Property Issues in Alliance Collaborations

Recommendations from an LES/ASAP Chapter Meeting Panel On Tuesday, I had the pleasure of serving as a panelist for the Research Triangle Park (RTP) chapter meeting of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and Association of Strategic Alliance Professi …

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Company Licenses NASA Technology for Battery-Free Solar Powered Refrigeration Systems

SunDanzer Refrigeration Inc. has obtained a non-exclusive license from NASA to patented battery-free solar powered refrigeration systems technology. Originally developed by innovators at NASA’s Johnson Space Center who were investigating solar alternatives for cooling lunar bases, the technology can be used for a variety of purposes, including off-grid, battery-free refrigeration for food and drinks, air conditioning systems in remote locations such as field hospitals, and refrigeration of milk tankers and other transportation vehicles.

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NASA Develops Novel Battery Management System

Excellent for use in electric vehicles, other applications Nothing is worse than waking up on a cold morning and discovering that the battery in your vehicle is dead, especially if your vehicle is a spacecraft. Fortunately, NASA engineers have develope …

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Measuring to the Micron in Manufacturing

An innovative NASA technology available for license Industries that could benefit from this technology, include aerospace, defense, computer hardware, and mold manufacturing. In many areas of manufacturing, such as mold making and milling machine calib …

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Defect Detection for Friction Stir Welding

FSW uses frictional heating combined with forging pressure to produce high-strength bonds virtually—but not completely—free of defects. (NASA photo) If you are an expert in friction stir welding (FSW), this is an opportunity to contribute to the U.S. s …

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Wind Turbine Experts: Look to NASA

I have a message for the industry leaders tasked with keeping the nation’s wind turbines turning, many of whom will gather in Dallas for the 2nd annual U.S. Wind Energy Operations & Maintenance Summit… Raise your eyes above the tops of your turbine …

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X-Ray Diffraction Wafer Mapping Method from NASA Means More Reliable Electronics

Eliminating defective semiconductor wafers greatly increases chip manufacturers’ confidence that their products will be reliable. NASA’s Langley Research Center has developed and patented a powerful measurement tool that will enable manufacturers to mo …

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