Inventor resources available at OSTI’s DOepatents Web site
Inventors interested in working with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) can find a wealth of resources through OSTI’s DOepatents Web site. Information on intellectual property and laboratory partnering, small business innovation and technology transfer, DOE inventions and innovation, and much more is available from the Inventors Resources link. Also available are breakthrough and award-winning DOE Innovations from the past two decades along with a searchable database of patents sponsored by DOE through a variety of funding mechanisms, including grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements. DOepatents is DOE’s central collection of patent information, demonstrating the Department's considerable contribution to scientific progress from the 1940s to today. More information for inventors can be found at the DOE Technology Transfer Web site. Questions about technology transfer at DOE may be addressed to DOEtechtransfer@science.doe.gov.