Technology Transfer

Basic Research Yields Practical Benefits

While Jefferson Lab’s primary mission is to conduct basic science research in the field of Nuclear Physics,  the lab also looks for innovative ways to transfer technologies, leveraging investments in federally-funded research working with industry partners to transfer those technologies to market. Our technology transfer activities must ensure fairness of opportunity, protect national security, promote national economic interests, and without competing with the private sector..


A new temperature-compensated SiPM module is making new science possible in Jefferson Lab’s Hall B, but this new technology has applications that could be valuable in the marketplace
A new device, made possible by Jefferson Lab researchers and partners, provides better contrast of tumors, halves radiation dose to patients, without sacrificing image quality
Tech Tuesday post archive penned by Jefferson Lab's Chief Technology Officer, Drew Weisenberger