Technology & Licensing Opportunities

The following technologies are available for both non-exclusive and exclusive licenses.  Companies that are interested in licensing a NOAA product may contact the NOAA Technology Partnerships Office via our office email at Please make sure to reference the specific technology in which you are interested in the text of your email.  Interested companies will be asked to complete a licensing questionnaire which will detail their suitability as a licensing partner and the specific marketing strategy for the technology.  Please note that requests for exclusive licenses will require license initiation fees and will require a public comment period of at least 30 days prior to implementation.  
President Obama's FY 2014 Budget increses R&D Funding
Friday, May 31, 2013

President Obama's FY 2014 Budget increses R&D Funding

President Obama's FY 2014 budget proposes $142.8 billion for federal R&D, an increase of $1.9 billion or 1.3 percent over the FY 2012 enacted level.

NOAA Signs CRADA with Biosortia Phramaceuticals
Friday, December 21, 2012

NOAA Signs CRADA with Biosortia Phramaceuticals

Agreements seeks to isolate and commercialize new compounds for human health benefits

The U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Service, Center for Human Health Risk at Hollings Marine Laboratory (CHHR/HML) and Biosortia Pharmaceuticals dba Alagaeventure Systems (AVS) entered into a CRADA.  The purpose of the agreement is to provide a framework for research and development regarding the analysis and purification of novel bioactive compounds that are found in algal biomass consortia from the natural aquatic environment.

NOAA's Science on a Sphere Celebrates 10 Years
Friday, December 14, 2012

NOAA's Science on a Sphere Celebrates 10 Years

Technology Transfer Success Story

Researchers at NOAA developed Science On a Sphere® as an educational tool to help illustrate Earth System science to people of all ages. Animated images of atmospheric storms, climate change, and ocean temperature can be shown on the sphere, which is used to explain what are sometimes complex environmental processes, in a way that is simultaneously intuitive and captivating.


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