Jason Stolworthy, an internationally experienced technology transfer professional and intellectual property attorney, will serve as the Idaho National Laboratory’s new technology deployment director. He previously worked at INL for a decade before spending the last three years establishing an intellectual property and technology transfer office for the country of Qatar.
Stolworthy stimulated U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory cooperation for sharing information and expertise and communicates with leadership, to provide new ideas and awareness of the problems shared by DOE contractors. He has led efforts within the technology transfer community to use social media for communications by organizing a linked-in group, technology transfer webinars and working groups that advance professional development among DOE technology transfer professionals. He was instrumental in establishing DOE’s new Fast Track Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) and Agreement to Commercialize Technology (ACT) programs.
Stolworthy holds a BA in chemistry and a BS in biochemistry from Idaho State University. He holds an MS in engineering from University of Idaho and JD from the University of Idaho College of Law. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Idaho State Bar, and the Montana State Bar.
Technology Deployment works to deploy and transfer INL technologies that can benefit the public to the private sector. Stolworthy will ensure that the public’s investments in research and development achieve a maximum return for national economic benefit.