2021 FLC COVID-19 Response Distinction Recipients

2021 FLC COVID-19 Response Distinction Recipients

January 28, 2021

To underscore federal tech transfer's essential contributions in the fight against COVID-19 during the past year, the 2021 awards competition includes a special COVID-19 Response Distinction. 

The following award winners will be recognized with an award in their assigned categories along with the COVID-19 Response Distinction: 

Excellence in Technology Transfer

U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command
"COVID-19 Airway Management Isolation Chamber (CAMIC)"

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
"Rapid Sharing of SARS-CoV-2 Prefusion Stabilized Spike Proteins and Plasmids"


Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
"Securing Domestic Production of N95 Masks During Coronavirus Pandemic"

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
"Enable ACTT trial to test remdesivir as a COVID-19 treatment"

Interagency Partnership 

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
“SARS-CoV-2 Virus Specimen and Material Sharing” 

Technology Transfer Innovation

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division 
“NSWC Crane, Rapid Response Licensing Program”

Jet Propulsion Laboratory
“VITAL (Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally Team)”

FLC COVID-19 Response Distinction

These submisisons will be recognized with a 100-word description included in the 2021 FLC Awards Publication. 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Chemical Security Analysis Center (CSAC)
DHS S&T Hazard Awareness and Characterization Technology Center
DHS S&T Mission Capability Support – PANTHR
DHS Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Requirements and Capabilities Analysis

"Airplane Cabin Gases, Vapors, and Aerosols Transmission Modeling"

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
"ERDC’s Rapid COVID-19 Containerized Medical Solutions (CMS) Nationwide Technology Transfer"

Sandia National Laboratories
"Decontamination technology combats COVID-19 and other public health threats"

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
"Collaborating with Stakeholders to address Covid-19 Disinfection"

NASA Glenn Research Center
"NASA Glenn COVID-19 Response Award"

U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Chemical Biological Center (CBC)
"Technology Transfer Innovation"

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
"Technology Transfer and Veteran Care: VA’s Fourth Mission in Action"