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 NOAA.t2@noaa.gov. 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.  
Drought history for local climate stations available in new Drought Risk Atlas
Monday, April 21, 2014

Drought history for local climate stations available in new Drought Risk Atlas

The new Drought Risk Atlas contains data on drought frequency and severity for more than 3,000 climate stations across the United States. Users can find the closest climate station and see how often drought has affected an area, how severe drought episodes have been, and how long they lasted.

Obama Turns to Web to Illustrate the Effects of a Changing Climate
Thursday, March 20, 2014

Obama Turns to Web to Illustrate the Effects of a Changing Climate

The White House on Wednesday inaugurated a website aimed at turning scientific data about projected droughts and wildfires and the rise in sea levels into eye-catching digital presentations

From Lab to Market: Accelerating Research Breakthroughs and Economic Growth
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

From Lab to Market: Accelerating Research Breakthroughs and Economic Growth

Earlier this month, President Obama announced his 2015 budget, a road map for accelerating economic growth, expanding opportunity for all Americans and ensuring fiscal responsibility. The budget supports the President’s Management Agenda to deliver a 21st century government that is more effective, efficient, and supportive of economic growth. One key element of the President’s Management Agenda is accelerating the transfer of Federally funded research from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace – a “Lab-to-Market” agenda.

Calling on the Crowd to Help Increase Patent Quality; A Blog from USPTO's Leadership
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Calling on the Crowd to Help Increase Patent Quality; A Blog from USPTO's Leadership

Protecting and promoting our ideas-driven economy is essential to economic growth. By issuing patents for novel and non-obvious inventions, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) plays a critical role in ensuring that America’s intellectual property system continues to be a catalyst for American companies and entrepreneurs to innovate.


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