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Technology Partnerships Office News

Parent category for all the TPO news items – category feeds the TPO general newsroom.

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NOAA TPO Deputy Director featured in Federal News Network podcast

On August 4, TPO Deputy Director Derek Parks was featured in the Federal News Network podcast, “Federal Drive”, hosted by Tom Temin. They discuss the Federal Laboratory Consortium’s “LabTech In Your Life” program, an interactive website that illustrates the impact of federally-funded technology in everyday life.

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Ripple effect: A public-private partnership advances ocean science

A successful partnership between NOAA and Saildrone, Inc. has expanded to support research missions across agency led to business growth and technological innovation, and contributed to the broader New Blue Economy.

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NOAA deploys drones in the ocean and atmosphere to advance hurricane forecasting

NOAA and partners are improving hurricane forecasting by harnessing the power of new technologies and working to coordinate these technologies to predict hurricane track, intensity, and rapid intensification.

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Patenting innovation in climate science

Parikha Mehta has spent the last four months focused on the intersection of intellectual property and climate and environmental technologies while on an employee exchange (known as a detail) at NOAA from the U.S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Her goal: Help researchers understand the importance of protecting their inventions so that NOAA’s research and technology can better serve the public and inspire future innovation.

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NOAA and the University of Rhode Island Sign Agreement to Explore Effects of Offshore Wind Energy Development

NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center and the University of Rhode Island have signed a 5-year formal partnership agreement to research how offshore wind energy development will affect marine ecosystems and the people who live near, or work on, the ocean. Read the full announcement. A small fishing vessel near wind turbines. Credit: Bob Brewer on Unsplash

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