Collaborations and Joint R&D
R&D Collaborations Map
These stories highlight some of the ways Argonne has worked with industrial companies to improve processes, create products and markets, and realize other benefits that can lead to a more robust economic future.
Recent Joint R&D
Quallion LLC. — Scientists in Argonne's Chemical Engineering Division, in partnership with Quallion LLC and collaboration with the University of Wisconsin have developed a tiny rechargeable battery for implantable medical device applications.
Successful Projects with Others
Aquatic Research Institute — Technical assistance leads to economical method for brownfield restoration
Baxter Healthcare Corporation —. Argonne, Baxter to teach old laser new tricks
Caterpillar Inc. — New facility takes aim at diesel smoke
DaimlerChrysler — DaimlerChrysler plant adopts weld monitor developed by Argonne-industry partnership
Intermagnetics General Corp. — Argonne and Intermagnetics sign $1.8 million agreement
Kontes Glass Company — Innovative extractor now available commercially
McDonald's Corporation — Heat transfer research leads to new fry basket
Museum of Science and Industry — Argonne Software Aids Learning at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industr.
National Center for Manufacturing Sciences — New technique could fill need for leak test technology in many different applications
Vertec BioSolvents — Low-cost environmentally friendly solvents made with ethyl lactate
Optodyne, Inc. -- Laser Doppler Linear Actuator (LDLA) increases energy resolution of commercial monochromator
Salyp Recycling Center — Licensing agreement will reduce auto shredder waste in Europ.
SmartSignal, Inc. — Early warning system alerts plant personnel of possible problems at earliest possible time
SourceTech Medical — Argonne's collaboration on radioactive"seeds" helps start-up medical
Süd-Chemie — Argonne, Süd-Chemie sign agreement to accelerate fuel cell development
Superior Graphite —Collaboration moves Chicago company closer to commercialization
Wire Development Group —Government/Industry/University collaborators to receive 2000
Applied Geomechanics — Argonne's insight leads to new market for instrument maker
Applied Research Associates —Demonstration confirms market-readiness for small business
Asset Environmental Services — Small business teams with Argonne for urban revitalization effort
Blake Industries — New configuration leads to popular new instrument
Caterpillar Inc. — Casting simulation software cuts energy use and waste generation in half
Clover Club Bottling Company — Technical assistance helps avoid production shutdown
ConSolve -- Small business marketing Argonne environmental software
Energy Concepts — CRADA partner sets world record for heat pump performance
GTS Duratek — Small business to set up commercial-scale melter
Intermagnetics General Corporation — Record-setting joint research spurs growth of superconductor market for Argonne partner
Ionwerks Corporation — CRADA gives small business a new market
Magneco-Metrel — Castable ceramic allows small business to add jobs, increase sales
Nanophase Technologies Corp. — Affordable nanocrystalline materials find worldwide applications in industry
Packer Engineering — Simulation work with small business leads to 250 jobs in Illinois
Phase Metrics — Award-winning imaging system aids development of practical superconductors
Science and Engineering Associates — Spinoff of award-winning technology facilitated by lab efforts
South Bay Technology — Technical assistance helps put new microscope cleaning system on the market
Southern California Gas Co. — Utility cuts operating costs dramatically through work with Argonne
Superconductive Components — Small business globally marketing HTS levitators — "leftovers" go into demo kits into commercial production
Superconductive Components, Inc. — Unlocking the Potential of High-Temperature Superconductors.
3M Company — Award-winning membranes can now be used for field analysis
Waste-Tech — Small business garners $1.5 million contract thanks to Argonne's help
Working with Argonne
Argonne has many types of contractual agreements to meet the needs and interests of industry, state and local governments, federal agencies and other organizations.
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