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Pacific Northwest staff member wins technology transfer honor

December 18, 1996 Share This!

RICHLAND, Wash. – Marv Clement, manager of the office of research and technology applications at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in Technology Transfer, an honor bestowed by the Technology Utilization Foundation and the Federal Laboratory Consortium.

The award is presented to individuals in government-related work who have, throughout their careers, made important strides in transferring government-developed technology to the private sector and found innovative ways to successfully commercialize new and pathbreaking technologies.

The award recognizes Clement's contributions to technology transfer efforts at Pacific Northwest, within the national laboratory system and across the country. Clement joined Pacific Northwest in 1969 and has been involved in technology transfer activities since 1984. He has established 100 Cooperative Research and Development Agreements between the laboratory and private industry, crafted unique multicompany CRADAs for the U.S. Council for Automotive Research and championed Pacific Northwest's innovative Entrepreneurial Leave of Absence program, which encourages staff to license and commercialize laboratory technologies.

Clement graduated with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Washington State University in 1962 and holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Washington.

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