The Office of Laboratory  Policy develops uniform Office of Science-specific policies related to the management, operation, and overall well-being  of the ten Department  of Energy (DOE) Office of Science (SC) national laboratories.

What We Do

  • On behalf of the Director, Office of Laboratory  Policy facilitates the laboratory  appraisal and planning processes. Supports the SC Head of Contracting  Activity on all matters related to SC procurements.
  • Provides expert advice to the Deputy Director for Field Operations  in the areas of alternative  financing, conference  management, contractor  human resource management, laboratory directed research and development (LDRD), M&O contractstechnology transfer, and Strategic Partnership Projects (SPP).
  • Coordinates  uniform policy with regards to contractor  human resource management, LDRD, and SPP.
  • Manages the SC LDRD and SPP programs.  Coordinates the reporting and approval of all SC conference  expenses.
  • Supports SC headquarters program offices and site offices by lending technical expertise to advise and/or assist in resolving issues.
  • Represents  SC on DOE and inter-agency  working groups and councils whose focus relates to the general health, utilization, and vitality of the national laboratory  system.