That's the most awards won by Sandia at one time in many years at the consortium's Far West/Mid-Continental regional recognitions, said
"Sandia has been working hard to raise the bar in our technology transfer efforts,"
Sandia received recognition for three technologies developed by lab scientists, and two for technology created in partnership with other institutions.
The stand-alone awards were for:
SpinDx, a portable diagnostics tool that can test blood, food or water samples for disease-causing agents or toxic substances in minutes.
The Sandia Cooler, a small, rotorlike device that uses centrifugal force to improve efficiency in cooling computers and microelectronics.
Self-Assembled Multifunctional Optical Coatings, which offer an easier, less-costly method of creating filmlike coatings used in consumer electronics, semiconductor devices and high-performance glass and ceramics.
Sandia won a partnership award with the
A second partnership award recognized Sandia, the
"We are thrilled to have won these five awards, and especially the two partnership awards,"
The SpinDx and Sandia Cooler have generated particularly strong industry interest in commercializing those technologies.
Sandia has showcased them as "hot technologies" is special events with prospective investors. That's led to two licenses signed and three more in negotiation for the SpinDx, and one license signed with a dozen more companies expressing interest in the Sandia Cooler.
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