Earth Sciences Division (ESD) Department of Energy (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
Electronic packaging of silicon nanowire sensor for monitoring microbe-biofuel systems
Photo by: Inkyu Park, UC Berkeley
Electronic packaging of silicon nanowire sensor for monitoring microbe-biofuel systems.

Technology Transfer

The Earth Sciences Division (ESD) partners with Berkeley Lab’s Innovation and Partnerships Office (IPO) to move technologies from the Lab to the marketplace to benefit society and the U.S. economy.

ESD researchers have been successful in licensing and in patent applications for several technologies. If you are interested or have questions about ESD technologies (which are listed below) please contact us. You can also review ESD's technology information and find a more comprehensive list of technologies which are available for licensing from the IPO's Licensing Berkeley Lab Technologies web page.

Available ESD Technologies for Licensing and Collaboration  MONITORING AND IMAGING
Honors and Awards

R&D 100 Submissions

An R&D 100 Award is a mark of excellence known to industry, government, and academia as proof that the product is one of the most innovative of the year. The Earth Sciences Division technology and developers who have won this prestigous award can be found on our ESD R&D 100 Awards web page. » read more


Excellence in Technology Transfer Awards

Started in the early 1990s (Award program started in the early 1990s and restarted in 2002), the awards honored those researchers whose hard work and diligence within the year resulted in the licensing of products for the market.


Miscellaneous Awards