U.S. Division of Vitality (DOE) researchers have gained 38 of this yr’s 100 R&D World awards. The annual R&D 100 Awards acknowledge distinctive applied sciences developed in the course of the earlier yr. R&D World introduced the awards in a collection of digital occasions in September and October of 2020.
Because the competitors’s inception in 1962, DOE’s Nationwide Laboratories have acquired greater than 900 R&D 100 awards. An impartial panel of judges selects the awardees from trade, authorities, and academia primarily based on the technical significance, uniqueness, and usefulness of initiatives and applied sciences.
Lots of the Nationwide Laboratory initiatives listed beneath had been developed in collaboration with non-public firms or tutorial establishments. Of the 38 awards gained by DOE Nationwide Laboratory researchers, 4 had been for efforts funded by the Workplace of Vitality Effectivity and Renewable Vitality (EERE) Superior Manufacturing Workplace (AMO).
The record beneath reveals the profitable AMO-funded initiatives and their corresponding applied sciences. A whole record of winners might be discovered at R&D World.
Course of/Prototyping Class
Biomacromolecule Engineering by Delicate Chain Coupling Expertise
Builders: Oak Ridge Nationwide Laboratory
Shear Assisted Processing and Extrusion, ShAPE™
Builders: Pacific Northwest Nationwide Laboratory
Versatile Chilly Spray
Builders: Lawrence Livermore Nationwide Laboratory
Co-Builders: TTEC Thermoelectric Applied sciences
Particular Recognition: Market Disruptor – Companies
Closing the Loop: Manufacturing Recyclable Wind Turbine Blades with the Thermoplastic Resin System
Nationwide Renewable Vitality Laboratory
EERE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office helps early-stage analysis to advance innovation in U.S. manufacturing and promote American financial development and power safety.