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Los Alamos National Laboratory

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R&D 100 Awards Entries/Winners

The Laboratory's discoveries, developments, advancements, and inventions make America—and the world—a better and safer place, bolster national security, and enhance national competitiveness.
Once again, the R&D 100 Awards show that [the Lab's] multidisciplinary scientific approach provides real-world innovation with the potential to drive job creation in the private sector while delivering benefits to the American public. –Charlie McMillan, Lab Director

A continuing winning streak since 1978

The R&D100 Awards, selected by a group of R&D Magazine's elite judges, honors the top 100 proven technological advances of the year.

These awards demonstrate the continued success of Los Alamos researchers in defining the frontiers of technical innovation in national security science. The R&D100 Awards showcase the quality of our science and technology in an international forum.

Since 1995, winning R&D 100 innovations have returned more than $48 million in funding to Los Alamos in the form of Cooperative Research and Development Agreements, Work for Others, and User Facility Agreements and Licenses.

Los Alamos R&D 100 Winner Facts

Total awards won through 2014*: 131

*The first year Los Alamos entered competition was 1978.

Innovations for a secure nation

Four Los Alamos projects selected as R&D 100 Award finalists

Four Los Alamos projects selected as R&D 100 Award finalists

Finalists include X-ray imaging, pipe corrosion, data handling and damage-detection software  

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