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Technology Transfer at PNNL

As technology continues to drive the global marketplace, innovation is increasingly vital to competitiveness in many industry sectors. Companies who are proactive about their evolution often realize the need for breakthrough technologies to achieve a wide range of strategic business outcomes.

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's world-class research often results in cutting edge, patented intellectual property. Every day, we actively pursue business opportunities for those inventions with the greatest potential to positively impact people's lives.

Technology Licensing Opportunities

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Whether you are merely curious about our portfolio of technologies or you are ready to tap into the expertise of a world-leading scientific research and development facility, look no further. A partnership with us could dramatically shape and expand your role in the marketplace—improving your capability to meet the needs of your customers and build a strong competitive edge.

We may have the base technology you need to achieve your strategic goals, or we may be working on it now. If you don't immediately find what you're looking for, get in touch with us. We're here to match our expertise with your unique business needs—so we can all be successful.

Technology Transfer Successes

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Often, the pairing of our technologies with industry partners represents a winning combination of the right innovation, at the right time, placed in the right hands. At PNNL, we have a long standing history of developing technologies that successfully translate into industrial products, services, and consumer goods. Numerous technologies developed at PNNL are already out there making a difference.

Learn More about Working with Us

See an overview of our Licensing Process

View PNNL's Licensing Guidelines

Peruse our How Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Can Help Your Business Succeed (Brochure)

to discuss your unique technical challenges. We may have the answers you're looking for.

PNNL has a who is authorized to receive and address complaints and inquiries concerning acts, omissions and alleged improprieties from licensees and others in a commercialization partnership with PNNL. The Ombudsman system has been established for conflict resolution if the relationship between Battelle and a potential licensee or business partner becomes strained. The Ombudsman is an impartial party who may investigate the alleged improprieties and take appropriate action to aid in the resolution of the issues. The Ombudsman is not authorized to make, change or set aside a law, policy or administrative decision.

Available Technologies