Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Innovation & Partnerships Office

WHO ARE WE

The Industrial Partnerships Office serves as a focal point for LLNL engagement with industry. Whether by technology commercialization, encouraging entrepreneurship, or via laboratory business development activities, our mission is to grow the economy by advancing the development and commercialization of scientific discoveries. Our goal is to identify and leverage new economic opportunities and move those opportunities to the private sector. IPO currently has active commercial licenses with more than 100 companies as well as dozens of active CRADAs. Licensing and royalty income in recent years has topped $8 million annually representing more than $300 million in annual sales of products based on LLNL technologies. LLNL licensed technologies have enabled the launch of numerous new businesses that are helping drive economic growth locally, regionally and beyond.

WHY US?

Protecting Innovation

World class scientists and engineers at LLNL innovate everyday. The Industrial Partnerships Office (IPO) protects that innovation and creates intellectual property ready for transfer into the marketplace.

Partnerships

IPO works to build collaborations and partnerships with other labs, research universities and U.S. industry to commercialize technologies that advance our national and economic security.

Measuring Success

IPO has a long history of commercialization success. As well as products on the market using LLNL innovation technologies developed are regularly honored with industry and federal awards.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

$300M

ANNUAL PRODUCT SALES BASED ON LLNL TECHNOLOGIES

$8M

ANNUAL LICENSING & ROYALTY INCOME

142

ACTIVE COMMERCIAL LICENSES & CRADAS

1000+

ACTIVE
AGREEMENTS

155

R&D100
AWARDS

1000+

ACTIVE PATENTS & APPLICATIONS

LATEST TECHNOLOGIES

MEET THE TEAM

Rich Rankin

Director

Roger Werne

Deputy Director

Nina Potter

IP & Agreements Manager

Michael Sharer

Tech Commercialization Manager

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