Working with Sandia

COVID-19 Opportunities & Resources

Partnering and licensing opportunities as well as open source resources to help address the health and economic impacts of the current national emergency

Current Opportunities


COVID-19 Technical Assistance Program

Technical Assistance

Supported by DOE’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT), CTAP gives National Lab researchers the ability to offer short-term, limited assistance to U.S.-based entities dealing with particularly challenging technical hurdles related to the coronavirus pandemic. CTAP applicants should contact Sandia through the Lab Partnering Service.


Rapid Technology Deployment Program


To address the current national emergency, U.S. entities may be eligible to license select intellectual property at no cost for a limited time.


Drive-Up Test Booth for COVID-19 Testing

Open Source

A low-cost, easy-to-use outdoor shelter for healthcare workers to conduct safer drive-up or walk-up testing for COVID-19.

Masks and Shields

Observations for Face Covering and Face Shield Designs Using Commonly Available Materials

Open Source

The Sandia E-PiPEline task evaluated design options for face coverings and face shields considering their effectiveness, durability, build difficulty, build cost, and comfort.


The Sandia 300+

Rapid Technology Transfer

An effort to engage 300+ current and former Sandians with proven track records of invention and technology adoption in addressing the core challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.