Working with Us
Interaction with industrial, academic, and government partners is key to moving advanced vehicle and fuel technologies into the marketplace and the U.S. economy. The Renewable Fuels and Lubricants (ReFUEL) Laboratory is available to members of the research community interested in testing advanced fuels, prototype engines, and hybrid powertrains.
There are a variety of ways to get involved with NREL's advanced vehicle and fuels research activities:
Work collaboratively with NREL through one of our technology partnership agreements. We can assist you in selecting the agreement most suitable for your research project.
Gain access to NREL's expertise and specialized research facilities through a work-for-others agreement.
In addition, NREL's patented transportation technologies are available for commercialization and NREL's vehicles and fuels research facilities are available to industrial, university, and government researchers.
Licensing Our Technology
A number of advanced vehicle and fuel technologies have been patented and/or recorded and are available for licensing. Learn more about NREL technologies available for licensing.
Please contact Jonathan Burton if you would like to explore collaborative opportunities with NREL's ReFUEL Laboratory.