National Laboratories & Industry: “What’s our tire company going to do with a nuclear weapons lab?”

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 9:15am - 10:00am
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Loren Miller (DataMetric Innovations LLC)
In 1993, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company ventured into an improbable, close-working partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, a U.S. nuclear weapons lab. We will discuss, from the industry perspective, the lessons learned while initiating, managing, and gaining value from the relationship, including pitfalls and how to surmount them, in what became one of the Department of Energy’s showcase Cooperative Research and Development Agreements.