2021 Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2021 FLC National Award Winners!


Thank you to all submitters and the FLC National Awards judges for their time.
Any award underlined indicates that they are also being acknowledged as a COVID-19 Response Award winner. 

Please check out the awards publication here

Department of Agriculture 

USDA, Agricultural Research Service,  Southeast Area Coastal Plains Soil, Water and Plant Research Center Service 
“Recovery of Ammonia from Waste using Gas-permeable Membranes”

USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Southeast Area, Southern Regional Research Center 
“Cotton Wound Dressings for Battlefield Trauma and Prolonged Field Care”

USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Plains Area
“VIPR System for Removing Plastic Contamination During Cotton Ginning Process

Department of Defense 

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Novel vaccine production using unique technology derived from radiation-resistant bacteria

Department of Defense – U.S. Army

U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command
“COVID-19 Airway Management Isolation Chamber (CAMIC)”

U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command
“IV Artesunate”

Department of Defense – U.S. Navy

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
“Large-Area Thermally-Matched Substrate for GaN Devices”

Department of Energy

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
“Radiation Field Training Simulator (RaFTS)”

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
“SuppleVent™”

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Building Sustainability with Cobalt-Free Battery Technologies Licensed to Sparkz

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Impactful Technology Transfer of Revolutionary Large-Scale, Energy-Efficient 3D-Printer

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Real-Time FluID™ Identification System

Sandia National Laboratories
“Small solar cells transform space power and other commercial markets”

Department of Health and Human Services 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
Trap to Control Mosquitoes that Spread Dengue and Other Viruses

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
“Rapid Sharing of SARS-CoV-2 Prefusion Stabilized Spike Proteins and Plasmids”

Department of Energy

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
“ddPCR”

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Securing Domestic Production of N95 Masks During Coronavirus Pandemic

Department of Interior 

U.S. Geological Survey National Labs
“ShakeAlert, Earthquake Early Warning”

Department of Health and Human Services 

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
“Enable ACTT trial to test remdesivir as a COVID-19 treatment”

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
“SARS-CoV-2 Virus Specimen and Material Sharing” 

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, State Department
Ente Operador Regional (EOR) Interagency Partnership

Department of Commerce

National Institute of Standards and Technology 

“NIST Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program (N-STEP)” 


Department of Health and Human Services 

National Cancer Institute and Frederick National Laboratory
“Annual National Cancer Institute and Frederick National Laboratory Technology Showcase”

Department of Defense – U.S. Army 

DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory 
“Low-Cost Framework to Assess T2 Potential of Government Laboratory Discoveries”


Department of Defense – U.S. Navy

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division 
“NSWC Crane, Rapid Response Licensing Program”
 

Department of Energy 


Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
“A Licensing Flywheel Program to Speed Innovation”


National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Jet Propulsion Laboratory
“VITAL (Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally Team)”

National Aeronautics and Space Administration 

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
“Geoff Bland and the Aeropods Team”

Department of Veterans Affairs
Ryan Adam Davis

Sandia National Laboratories
Dr. Bob Westervelt

National Energy Technology Laboratory
Dr. Brian J. Anderson

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center
Dr. David Pittman

Formerly of the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Dr. Walter G. Copan

COVID-19 Response Distinctions

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Chemical Security Analysis Center (CSAC),
DHS S&T Hazard Awareness and Characterization Technology Center, DHS S&T Mission Capability Support – PANTHR, DHS Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Requirements and Capabilities Analysis
Airplane Cabin Gases, Vapors, and Aerosols Transmission Modeling

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
ERDC’s Rapid COVID-19 Containerized Medical Solutions (CMS) Nationwide Technology Transfer

Sandia National Laboratories
Decontamination technology combats COVID-19 and other public health threats

 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
Collaborating with Stakeholders to address Covid-19 Disinfection

NASA Glenn Research Center
NASA Glenn COVID-19 Response Award

U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Chemical Biological Center (CBC)
Technology Transfer Innovation

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Technology Transfer and Veteran Care: VA’s Fourth Mission in Action