Working With Us

Types of working agreements

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA)
DOE typically pays the lab costs. The private-sector partner can provide either cash or in-kind work. CRADAs are subject to the availability of DOE funds.

Work for Others
A direct "funds-in" contract to UT-Battelle (ORNL lab contractor).

User Agreement
User pays for the use of our facilities and performs the bulk of the work.

Informal partnership/collaboration
This could include the exchange of either information or staff.

Additional information about working agreements can be found at ORNL's Partnerships Directorate web site.

ORNL cannot respond to RFPs or otherwise compete directly with the private sector.

For more information regarding our research, technologies, capabilities, and facilities please contact:

David E Smith, Center Director

Highlights

JUST RELEASED! 2013 Vehicle Technologies Market Report
The 2013 Vehicle Technologies Market Report was released March 31, 2014 via the web. The report details the major trends in U.S. light-duty vehicle and medium/heavy truck markets. This report is produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Edition 32 of the Transportation Energy Data Book Released
The Transportation Energy Data Book (TEDB) is a compendium of data on transportation with an emphasis on energy. Designed for use as a desktop reference, the TEDB was first published in 1976 and has continued to Edition 32. The TEDB is produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Numerous CTA Staff make presentations at the DOE Annual Merit Review Meeting, May 13-17, 2013.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) 2013 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meetings for the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and the Vehicle Technologies Program held May 13–17, 2013. The staff members attending were David Greene, P.T. Jones, Andreas Malikopoulos, Zhenhong Lin and Stacy Davis

ITS Asset Viewer Unveiled at ITS-America Meeting in Nashville, TN
At the Annual Intelligent Transportation Association of America (ITS-A) meeting held in Nashville on April 22 -24, the U.S. DOT unveiled the new ITS Asset Viewer that uses visual mapping technology to identify locations of specific ITS deployments by type. Mike Schultz and Steve Gordon worked with their U.S. DOT Joint Program Office sponsor, James Pol, to provide demonstrations during the meeting.