CESMII Intellectual Property Information
CESMII IP Management Plan
The Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (“CESMII” or “Institute”) is committed to transforming the United States manufacturing market and increasing global competitiveness through the application of smart manufacturing technologies that are developed under the Cooperative Agreement. The mission of the Institute is to partner with private and public sector organizations to develop, test, and validate advanced sensors, controls, platforms and modeling for manufacturing, as well as to facilitate implementation of new manufacturing solutions and integration of operations technologies and information technologies (OT/IT).
The mission of the IP Management Plan is to:
- Promote U.S. economic interests
- Promote members’ economic interests
- Provide members both basic access and membership-level access to Institute Technologies
DOE Intellectual Property Management Plan
The following guidance is provided to assist applicants in preparing and executing an intellectual property (IP) management plan. This guidance is not exclusive and should not be considered an exhaustive or comprehensive listing of acceptable approaches. Each applicant is encouraged to use its own discretion to independently develop and submit an IP management plan that it and its team (or consortium) believe will best address the team’s objectives.
DOE Guidance for Intellectual Property Flow Down
Environmental Impact Questionaire
Pursuant to the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) implementing regulations (10 C.F.R. Part 1021), the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is required to evaluate the potential environmental impact of projects that it is considering for funding. EERE must determine at the earliest possible time whether any proposed project qualifies for a categorical exclusion under 10 C.F.R.§ 1021.410 or will require further environmental review within an environmental assessment or an environmental impact statement.