Today at Berkeley Lab

Lab-to-Market Film Series: Episode 4…All About the Customers

Lab researchers Peter Therkelsen, Mike Tucker, and Vi Rapp dive into customer interviews in episode 4 of IPO’s short film series profiling their Lab-Corps experience. Will they find a hot spot in the market for their stovetop technology? For more details on the Ring Burner’s features and benefits, see ETA’s recent technology profile.

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National Preparedness Month: Video Highlights Lab’s Emergency Exercise

Preparedness is one of the most critical phases of emergency management. This is the most significant component because preparedness starts with the individual. How can one get involved? Participate in training, drills, and exercises, like these Lab staff employees this past August. More>

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Lab-to-Market Film Series: Episode 3…Pitching and Redefining

In episode three of IPO’s lab-to-market short film series, Berkeley Lab researchers Peter Therkelsen, Mike Tucker, and Vi Rapp pitch the Ring Burner to an intense panel of DOE Lab-Corps entrepreneur instructors. Afterwards, the first round of customer interviews has the team rethinking how the stove top technology might reach the marketplace.

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Lab-to-Market Film Series: Episode Two…Advancing Ring Burner

In episode two of IPO’s lab-to-market short film series, Lab researchers Peter Therkelsen, Mike Tucker, and Vi Rapp are ready to advance Ring Burner, their even heating, energy efficient burner design, to the marketplace. Each team member brings unique expertise and perspectives to the kickoff of DOE Lab-Corps’ intense, six-week customer discovery process.

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Video Offers Tips on How to Prevent Slips, Trips, and Falls

In anticipation of the slippery conditions that the upcoming rainy season can present, the Lab’s Safety Culture Work Group has focused on reducing injuries due to slips, trips, and falls. These include paying attention to surroundings, walking mindfully, and pocketing the phone before walking. Looking out for each other also helps, as this quick video by EHS intern Haley Sutton shows.

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Lab-to-Market Film Series Features Ring Burner

A technology designed for use in outer space may drive a revolutionary stovetop design in today’s kitchens, thanks to Lab researchers. Is there a market for the burner technology? In Episode 1 of a new short-film series, the Ring Burner team prepares to dive into an intense, six-week customer discovery process through DOE’s Lab-Corps Program. The film series will run weekly in TABL.

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Video Available of Director Witherell’s State of Lab Address

At the Aug. 2 event, he discussed Lab-wide initiatives and several other topics, including the ideas led by the Lab at the recent DOE Big Ideas Summit. Watch the video here.

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Got Plaque? New Technology Provides Measure of Artery Health

What if checking the state of your arterial health were as simple as monitoring your blood pressure? New technology developed by Jonathan Maltz of the Biosciences Area could soon make detecting the process of plaque buildup in vessels a routine part of a visit to the doctor and, perhaps, home healthcare settings. More>

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DOE Video Highlights Cyclotron Road as New Model for Clean Energy R&D

With programs like Cyclotron Road, housed at Berkeley Lab, the Department of Energy seeks to support scientific research and development that is still too risky for private-sector investment, and too applied for academia. Go here to watch video.

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Video Highlights of Molecular Foundry 10th Anniversary

Posted on a special webpage that includes over 50 photographs and a number of news stories from the event, the three minute video features highlights of the day and thoughts from the Foundry’s Jeff Neaton, former Berkeley Lab director Paul Alivisatos, Congressman Mike Honda, and MIT’s Jeff Grossman.

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