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R&D 100 Winners

Press release: R&D Editors Announce 2015 R&D 100 Awards

The 2015 R&D 100 Award Winners are listed below in alphabetical order by the name of the primary developer company.

Primary Developer
2015 R&D 100 Winning Technology (Category)
908 Devices M908 (Analytical/Test)  
Adelphi Technology Inc. Model DD110M Hybrid Neutron Generator (IT/Electrical)  
Agilent Technologies Agilent 5100 ICP-OES (Analtyical/Test)  
Alpha STAR Corporation GENOA 3D printing Software (Software/Services Oak Ridge National Labortory
American Science and Engineering Inc. MINI Z Handheld Z Backscatter Screening System (IT/Electrical)  
Applied Brain Research Inc. Nengo 2.0 (Software/Services)  
Argonne National Laboratory Argonne's Versatile Hard Carbon Microspheres Made from Plastic Waste (Mechanical/Materials Purdue University
Argonne National Laboratory Binary Pseudo-Random Calibration Tool (IT/Electrical) ABeam Technologies Inc.
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Ascent Solar Technologies Inc. MilPak (IT/Electrical  
BIOVIA Dassault Systemes (previously Accelrys) BIOVIA Capture (Software/Services)  
Boston Scientific Corporation SpyGlass DS Direct Visualization System (Analytical/Test)  
Brookhaven National Laboratory aFCL (IT/Electrical)  
California Eastern Laboratories MeshWorks (Software/Services)  
CAMECA Instruments Inc. Local Electrode Atom Probe Microscope - LEAP 5000 Product Line (Analytical/Test)  
Carbtex Technology Inc. Smarter Cotton which includes Green Cotton, DuraGard, NuGard and DiamondGard (Process/Prototyping)  
Certara Muse Invent (Software/Services)  
Cincinnati Incorporated BAAM-CI (Big Area Additive Manufacturing - Cincinnati Incorporated) (Process/Prototyping) Oak Ridge National Laboratory
DeltaTrak Inc. ThermoTrace TTI Time-Temperature Indicator Label (Process/Prototyping)  
Dow Coating Materials ACRYSOL Rheology Modifiers (Mechanical/Materials)  
Dow Corning Corporation Thermal Radical Cure Adhesive (Mechanical/Materials) Delphi Automotive
Dow Electronic Materials SOLDERON BP TS 6000 Tin-Silver Chemistry (Mechanical/Materials)  
Dow Performance Plastics DOW ENDURANCE HFDC 4202 (Mechanical/Materials)  
Dow Performance Plastics Novel Polyethylene Stand-Up Pouch (Mechanical/Materials)  
Dow Performance Plastics PacXpert Packaging Technology (Mechanical/Materials) Smart Bottle Inc.
EMD Millipore Corporation AFS 40E/80E/120E and 150E Water Purification Systems (Process/Prototyping)  
EMD Millipore Corporation Simplicon RNA Reprogramming Technology (Analytical/Test)  
Ethicon EVARREST Fibrin Sealant Patch (Analytical/Test)  
Ethicon HARMONIC ACE +7 Shears with Advanced Hemostasis (Mechanical/Materials)  
Fiber Materials Inc. 3-D Polymer Matrix Composite (Mechanical/Materials)  
Greyrock Energy Greyrock 300 dGTL (Mechanical/Materials)  
Hach Company SL 1000 Portable Parallel Analyzer (Analytical/Test)  
Houston Methodist Research Institute Single-cell pipette (SCP) (Analtyical/Test)  
IBM TrueNorth: IBM Neurosynaptic System (IT/Electrical)  
Industrial Technology Research Institute Fluid-Driven Emergency Lighting (Mechanical/Materials)    
Industrial Technology Research Institute Higher Sensitivity Tactile-film System for Wearable Orthosis (HSTS) (IT/Electrical) Future Robot Institute Waseda University, Kikuchi Seisakusho Co. Ltd.   
Industrial Technology Research Institute PCOLED (Plasmon-coupled Organic Light-Emitting Diode) (IT/Electrical)  
Industrial Technology Research Institute PolyE membrane technology (Mechanical/Materials)  
Insight Photonic Solutions Inc. Swept Distributed Sensing System (IT/Electrical)  
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Continuous Active-Source Seismic Monitoring (CASSM) (Analytical/Test)  
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Extended Pressure Inductive Coupled Plasma-synthesized Boron Nitride Nanotubes (EPIC BNNTs) (Mechanical/Materials)  
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory High-capacity anode for rechargeable batteries (Mechanical/Materials) Zeptor Corporation
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory OpenMSI (Software/Services)  
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Sensor Integrated with Recombinant and Engineered Nanophage (SIREN) platform (Mechanical/Materials)  
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory V2G-Sim (Vehicle-to-Grid Simulator) (Software/Services)  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory High-Power Intelligent Laser Diode-System (HILADS) (IT/Electrical) LaserTel Inc.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Large-Area Projection Micro-Stereolithography (LAPµSL) (Process/Prototyping)  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Zero-RK (Software/Services)  
Los Alamos National Laboratory SHMTools: Structural Health Monitoring Software for Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Infrastructure (Software/Services)  
MER Corporation Light weight free of particle generation metal composite automotive brakes (Mechanical/Materials)  
Milliken & Company Milliguard AOX-1 (Mechanical/Materials)  
Milliken & Company Hyperform HPN 210M (Mechanical/Materials)  
MIT Lincoln Laboratory Platform for Architecture-Neutral Dynamic Analysis (PANDA) (Software/Services  
MIT Lincoln Laboratory Self-Defense Distributed Engagement Coordinator (SDDEC) (Software/Services)  
MIT Lincoln Laboratory Video Content Summarization Tool (VCST) (Software/Services)  
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Highly reliable, superior economic switch for HVDC system (IT/Electrical)  
MSC Software MSC Apex (Engineering Simulation Software) (Software/Services)  
Nanolive SA 3D Cell Explorer (Analytical/Test)  
NASA Glenn Research Center Polymide Aerogel-Based Antenna (IT/Electrical)  
National Applied Research Laboratories Truly Radiation-Hardened Fiber Light Sources (IT/Electrical)  
National Energy Technology Laboratory EYESIM v2.3 Immersive Real-Time Virtual Reality Software for Improving Energy Plant Operations and Safety (Software/Services) Schneider Electric
West Virginia University
National Renewable Energy Laboratory Cyanobacterial bioethylene (Mechanical/Materials)  
Neoteryx Mitra Microsampling Device (Analytical/Test)  
Oak Ridge National Laboratory CORE-Direct (Collectives Offload Resource Engine) (IT/Electrical) Mellanox
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Hyperion: Automated Behavior Computation for Compiled Software (Software/Services)  
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Multifunctional Superhydrophobic Transparent Glass Coating (Mechanical/Materials) United Protective Technologies
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Porous Graphene Desalination Membrane (Mechanical/Materials)  
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory CHAMPION: Columnar Hierarchical Auto-associative Memory Processing in Ontological Networks (Software/Services Champion Technology
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Hydrothermal Processing (HTP) to Convert Wet Biomass into Biofuels (Process/Prototyping) Genifuel Corporation
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Power Model Integrator: A system for more accurate energy forecasts (Software/Services)  
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Pressurized magic angle spinning (PMAS) technology for nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy (Analytical/Test)  
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory SPIN (Subambient pressure ionization with nanoelectrospray) Source (Analytical/Test) Ardara Technologies LP
Phenomenex Novum Simplified Liquid Extraction (SLE) (Analytical/Test)  
Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Qualcomm WiPower (IT/Electrical)  
Rigaku Raman Technologies Progeny ResQ (Analytical/Test)  
Ryft Ryft ONE (IT/Electrical)  
Sandia National Laboratories CO2 Memzyme (Mechanical/Materials) University of New Mexico
Sandia National Laboratories IC ID (IT/Electrical)  
Sandia National Laboratories LED Pulser (IT/Electrical)  
Sandia National Laboratories Lightweight Distributed Metric Service (LDMS) v2.2 (Software/Services)  
Shimadzu Nexera UC Unified Chromatography System (Analytical/Test)  
Siemens Corporation, Corporate Technology eSie Valves (Software/Services) Siemens Corporation, Healthcare Clinical Products, Ultrasound
Southern Company KM-CDR Process (Process/Prototyping) Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Southwest Research Institute Cased Pipeline Corrosion Model (CAPCOM) (Software/Services)  
Southwest Research Institute RANGER: Localization System Using a Ground-Facing Camera (IT/Electrical)  
SpeechVive Inc. SpeechVive (IT/Electrical)  
SwissLitho AG NanoFrazor (Process/Prototyping)  
TE Connectivity TE 25G Active Optics Featuring Coolbit Optical Engines (IT/Electrical)  
The Dow Chemical Company Ford F150 aluminum intensive vehicle and BETAMATE 6160 structural adhesive joining technology (Mechanical/Materials) Ford Motor Company
Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Scientific Gemini analyzer (Analytical/Test)  
Toyota Motor Corporation Toyota Fuel Cell System (Mechanical/Materials)  
U2D Inc. Antero/Shavano Neutron Spectrometer (Analytical/Test) Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Office of Naval Research
Semiconductor Materials and Radiological Technologies (SMART) Laboratory
University of Missouri Columbia
University of Missouri Kansas City
UES Inc. IBIS Photoconductive Semiconductor Switch (IT/Electrical) The Defense Threat Reduction Agency
L-3 Communications
Uneo Inc. Uneo Stylus Sensor (IT/Electrical)  
United Silicon Carbide Inc. 6.5kV Enhancement-Model Silicon Carbide JFET Switch (IT/Electrical) Sandia National Laboratories
U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Energy Storage Program
University of Central Florida Energy transmitting and storing cables (Mechanical/Materials)  
Valtronic Compendium (Software/Services)  
VUV Analytics VGA-100 (Analytical/Test) Pratt & Whitney
3M Corp.
Waters Corporation ionKey/MS System (Analytical/Test)  
Wavelength Electronics Inc. QCL Laboratory Series QCL Driver (Analytical/Test)  
Y-12 National Security Complex ChIMES: Chemical Identification by Magneto-Elastic Sensing (IT/Electrical)