b'I D A H O N A T I O N A L L A B O R A T O R Y F Y 2 0 2 0 L A B O V E R V I E WINDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPST echnology transfer and industry partnerships are critical to accomplishing INLs mission, and the Lab is committed to enabling U.S. competitiveness through its RD&D. INL helps transfer technologies that advance energy assurance, national security, public benefit, and economic growth by effectively leveraging DOEs investments in INL research and facilities.The INL-led NRIC is a national focalIntegrated energy systems initiative nuclear power plant hydrogen production demonstration projectspoint for public-private partnership to spark innovation, and set in motion the experimentation, analysis, and demonstration to transition those innovations to market. NRIC focuses on cross-application and innovative collaborations across its core capabilities to advance private-sector efforts to prepare innovative nuclear technology for the market. INL continues to lead the Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN), which enables access for the advanced nuclear industry to the Ashley Finan is the Director of NRIC and Nicholas Smith is the Deputy Directorworld-class DOE laboratory complex as well as providing the framework for a private-public partnership. More than120GAIN workshopsF Y 1 9 I M PA C T S with industryINL won a 2019 Federal Laboratory Consortium National Award in the Technology Focus category for the successful transfer of small-scale waste-to-energy technologies to Cogent EnergySystems Active softwarelicenses for more than492 150users at institutions19'