Safari connects experienced entrepreneurs to innovative technologies developed by the world-leading experts at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Safari is as an addition to the Department of Energy Office of Technology Transitions Practices to Accelerate the Commercialization of Technologies (PACT) program. PACT promotes the transition of research developed at DOE national laboratories toward the marketplace to promote US competitiveness and national security.
Find the right opportunity
Safari provides a curated portfolio of opportunities tailored to the interests of an entrepreneur.
Develop a commercialization plan
With the assistance of ORNL commercialization experts and a start-up team, an entrepreneur will identify and evaluate a selected business opportunity and develop a commercialization plan that considers product, market, financing, and team structure.
License intellectual property
With a commercialization plan in hand, an entrepreneur can seek a license for the intellectual property.