Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
A2D2 Accelerator Applications Development and Demonstration
ANL Argonne National Laboratory
CRADA A Cooperative Research and Development Agreement
DCEO Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DoD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
E-beam Electron Beam
ERDC U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
Export Control The regulatory controls that limit the transfer of information, commodities, technology, and software that is considered strategically important to the U.S. in the interest of national security, economic, and/or foreign policy concerns
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
GAO The General Accounting Office, which is the audit, evaluation, and investigative arm of the United States Congress
IAG A federal interagency agreement
IARC Illinois Accelerator Research Center
IG The Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Energy
JWS The Joint Work Statement, which is the proposal document for a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA)
MWRD Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
NEPA The National Environmental Protection Act
NSF National Science Foundation
NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration
OPTT Fermilab’s Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer
Participant The term used in a CRADA document to refer to the Partner
Partner The term used at Fermilab to refer to all parties who participate in the Partnership and Technology Transfer activities of the laboratories
Partnering Agreement A term used at Fermilab to refer to all forms of legally binding agreements with Partners, excluding procurement instruments and licensing agreements
Partnershp Coordinator Refers to the person who is assigned responsibility for guiding the Partner and the Principal Investigator through the process of forming a Partnering Agreement
PI Refers to the Principal Investigator for a specific Partnering Agreement
PNNL Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SRF Superconducting Radio-Frequency
SPP (WFO) Strategic Partnership Project (SPP) agreements, formerly referred to as Work for Others (WFO)
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
VOC Volatile Organic Compounds