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Licensing Opportunities are Available for New Products Developed by NIOSH
Contact: Fred Blosser (202) 401-3749
Four innovative research, monitoring, and analytical tools developed and owned by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are available for commercial licensing.
The four NIOSH inventions are:
"NIOSH has always been an incubator for new products that improve the workplace and fuel the U.S. economy, and under our Research to Practice initiative, r2p, we have made those goals a centerpiece of our research planning," said NIOSH Director John Howard, M.D. "We encourage our partners to explore the commercial opportunities offered by these new inventions, and to join with us in further r2p initiatives."
A March 1, 2005, notice in the Federal Register announces the availability of the four inventions for licensing, and provides names and addresses of contacts for licensing and technical information. The notice is available at http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/01jan20051800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2005/pdf/05-3891.pdf.
For further information about r2p, visit the NIOSH web page at www.cdc.gov/niosh/r2p/. More information about NIOSH research is available from the NIOSH toll-free information number, 1-800-35-NIOSH (1-800-356-4674).