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Partnerships for progress at the U.S. Geological Survey

This is about opportunity for the private sector. It is about combining the research capabilities of Government scientists with the commercial development potential of private companies. It is, consequently, about partnerships leading to products and services to enhance the quality of life and strengthen the American economy.

Technology transfer opportunities: how to enter into a CRADA with the USGS

A CRADA is a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement. It is a written agreement between a private company and a government agency to work together on a project. By entering into a CRADA, the Federal government and non-Federal partners can optimize their resources and cost-effectively perform research by sharing the costs of this research. The collaborating partner agrees to provide funds, p

Technology transfer opportunities: USGS technology: patents and pending patents available for licensing

Patents and pending patents for technologies and inventions developed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are listed below. Pending patents are identified by asterisks.

Technology transfer opportunities: partnerships: print on demand technology

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) seeks partnerships with innovative companies who possess the technical expertise and resources to facilitate the USGS's transition to print-on-demand technologies. The USGS requires the hardware/ software and technical expertise to integrate print -on-demand capabilities in solving three problems with its current printing process.

Technology transfer opportunities: patent licenses: portable seismic exploration probe

A new seismic source generator has been invented at the U. S. Geological Survey. Using kinetic energy stored by a flywheel, the truck-mounted source transfers this energy, by impulses, into the ground. Both longitudinal (P) and shear (S) waves can be generated, the latter in 12 directions, without moving the vehicle.

Technology transfer opportunities: partnership opportunities for states: U.S. Geological Survey assistance to state business economy

As a research and information laboratory of the Federal government, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is committed to making its developments readily available to customers within the private sector. The USGS is the Nation's premier earth science agency, providing unique scientific data and technology in the areas of natural hazards, environment, resources, and information. Often USGS research and

Technology transfer opportunities: partnership opportunities available at the USGS

The following are USGS research projects offering an opportunity for Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) partnerships. A CRADA is an agreement between one or more Federal agencies and one or more non-Federal agencies to work together in research or developmental activities. CRADAs permit both partners to share information in a protected environment and offer incentives to the no

Technology transfer opportunities: partnerships: computer-based temperature control and video overlay system for use with a diamond anvil cell

Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey have developed a computer-based temperature control and video overlay system for use with the diamond anvil cell. The diamond-anvil cell (DAC) is a means for subjecting samples to very high pressures in laboratory experiments. For example, pressures to 100 kilobars can be achieved using the device. In addition, the DAC can subject samples to temperatures ra