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.  
Sea Grant Funding Helped Support Technology Transfer Success
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Sea Grant Funding Helped Support Technology Transfer Success

A New York biologist has found a bacterium that kills invasive zebra and quagga mussels but leaves other mollusks unharmed.  As a result, New York State has awarded a license to Marrone Bio Innovations, a company in Davis, Calif., to develop a commercial formulation of the bacterium. The product, Zequanox, has been undergoing tests for several years, with promising results.


NOAA launches research on next generation of high performance weather, climate models
Thursday, February 6, 2014

NOAA launches research on next generation of high performance weather, climate models

NOAA and the U.S. Navy are teaming up with academic and other government scientists to design the next generation of powerful supercomputer models to predict weather, ocean conditions and regional climate change.

Tidal Energy Project Progresses Toward Market Goals
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Tidal Energy Project Progresses Toward Market Goals

Fresh from the deep water dock to city council chambers, recently collected data has bumped Homer’s Tidal Energy Incubator Project to the next level.


National Weather Service's Virtual Laboratory
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

National Weather Service's Virtual Laboratory

The Virtual Laboratory (VLab) is a set of services and IT framework which enables NWS employees and their partners to share ideas, collaborate, engage in software development, and conduct applied research.


NOAA to Seek Partnership to Boost Data Sharing
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

NOAA to Seek Partnership to Boost Data Sharing

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which collects weather and climate data to generate some 15 million weather products, wants to improve the data it releases to the private sector and taxpaying public.


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