The 2019 FLC Far
West Region Awards
The FLC Far West Region is now accepting nominations for its
2019 regional awards program. Nominations must be received by Friday, July
Winners will be announced by Friday August 9, 2019. We will
have our awards presentation at our joint FLC Far West / Mid-Continent regional
meeting this fall in the Far West.
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the regional
meeting set for Portland, Oregon, August 27-29 2019 had to be cancelled. We
will send you details of our regional meeting asap and you can check the
regional website at https://www.federallabs.org/regions/far-west or our regional
meeting page at https://flcfarwest.net
For 2019 the FLC Far West will accept nominations for awards
in the following categories:
- Outstanding Technology
Development – Given to a laboratory and staff for a promising
technology development to: solve problems; satisfy markets and consumers;
create patents and awards; or any area related to the above. The
technology does not have to be transferred to be eligible for nomination.
- Outstanding Partnership
– Can be any entity that has been germane in a successful partnership
working with federal laboratories and technology transfer in the region.
Examples can be universities, state/local economic development
organizations, SBDCs, partnership intermediaries, business and industry.
Commercialization Success – A technology transfer success story that
has resulted in the commercialization of a laboratory technology. This
includes licensing agreements and other mechanisms that have helped to
bring a laboratory technology to market and help create jobs and stimulate
- Laboratory Representative
of the Year – Given to an FLC Laboratory Representative or Alternate
for their significant contributions to technology transfer, outreach to
communities, and/or outreach and assistance to other laboratory
- Technology Transfer
Professional of the Year – Given to a Technology Transfer Professional
at an FLC Laboratory for significant contributions to technology transfer.
This includes licensing, cooperative research and development agreements
and partnership generation.
All entries are limited to recent Federal Laboratory projects
(within the last 3 years) and should consist of a "not to exceed" 3
page description of the nomination. Artwork and/or photographs are
required and are not included in the page count.
NOTE: Each laboratory may submit up to 4
nominations in total.