Visit the iNOAAvation Center @ Blue Tech Week 2019!

The NOAA Technology Partnerships Office will be attending Blue Tech Week in San Diego, November 20-22, 2019.  Come visit us at the iNOAAvation Center and see how NOAA is innovating across the Blue Economy!  

Before you come, check out some of the latest technologies from NOAA labs and our SBIR awardees below.

The FLC Far West Region is now accepting nominations for its 2014 regional awards program

The FLC Far West Region is now accepting nominations for its 2014 regional awards program

The FLC Far West Region is now accepting nominations for its 2014 regional awards program. Nominations must be received by July 18, 2014.

The Far West will accept nominations for awards in the following categories:

  • Outstanding Technology Development:
  • Given to a laboratory and staff for a promising technology development to: solve problems; satisfy markets and consumers; create patents and awards; or any area related to the above. The technology does not have to be transferred to be eligible for nomination.
  • Outstanding Partnership: 
  • Can be any entity that has been germane in a successful partnership working with federal laboratories and technology transfer in the region. Examples can be universities, state/local economic development organizations, SBDCs, and partnership intermediaries.
  • Outstanding Commercialization Success: 
  • A technology transfer success story that has resulted in the commercialization of a laboratory technology. This includes licensing agreements and other mechanisms that have help to bring a laboratory technology to market and help create jobs and stimulate the economy.
  • Laboratory Representative of the Year: 
  • Given to an FLC Laboratory Representative or Alternate for significant contributions to technology transfer, outreach to communities, and/or outreach and assistance to other laboratory representatives.
  • Technology Transfer Professional of the Year: 
  • Given to a Technology Transfer Professional at a FLC Laboratory for significant contributions to technology transfer. This includes licensing, cooperative research and development agreements and partnership generation.

Please visit to download the form in Word or PDF.

For questions and/or award support, please contact Derek Parks, 301-713-3565 x146 or by email


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