Albuquerque Journal: Legislators prod DOE labs’ tech transfer

Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., is drafting legislation that could revitalize technology transfer at U.S. Department of Energy laboratories nationwide.

The bill, which Udall will introduce in the Senate this fall, would create two new federal funds with public and private financing to help businesses invest in technology commercialization, beginning with $50 million in government money – or $25 million per fund – to get them off the ground.

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