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2018 FLC Mid-Atlantic Regional Award Winners Announced

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) Mid-Atlantic Region is pleased to announce the following winners of its 2018 awards:


Educational Institution and Federal Laboratory Partnership Award

National Cancer Institute

Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer

"NCI Immunotherapy Co-sponsored by Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer"


Excellence in Technology Transfer

U.S. Agency for International Development

“Unlocking the Protein Potential of Grasshoppers and Locusts”


USDA ARS National Cold Water Marine Aquaculture Center

“Genetic Improvement of Germplasm for the U.S. Atlantic Salmon Industry”


USDA ARS Genetic Improvement for Fruits and Vegetables Laboratory

“Pepper Jack, Midnight Creeper & Lil’ Pumpkin”


USDA ARS Plum Island Animal Disease Center

“A Cell Line Sensitive to Foot and Mouth Disease Virus”


Interagency Partnership

U.S. Agency for International Development

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

“Connecting Space to Village – NASA and USAID’s SERVIR Program”


USDA Agricultural Research Service

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture

“SBIR-Technology Transfer Program”


Outstanding Technology Transfer Professional

James Poulos, USDA ARS Northeast Area


Rookie of the Year

Dr. Sidra Ahsan, National Cancer Institute


State and Local Economic Development

National Energy Technology Laboratory

City of Pittsburgh

“The Partnership Between NETL and the City of Pittsburgh”


The awards will be presented during the FLC Mid-Atlantic regional meeting at the Universities of Shady Grove in Rockville, Maryland, on November 14, 2018.  Congratulations to all the winners on a job well done.

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