Prisma Health, engineers at two SC universities develop device to allow four patients to share one ventilator

Here’s a great example of an innovative partnership to develop a solution to a vexing problem facing healthcare institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic – the lack of the number of ventilators that are projected to be needed nationally. Two South Carolina universities and Prisma Health collaborated to create the VESper

Bruce, Herring record YouTube video on “Remote Working Tips, Challenges and Successes”

Brandon Bruce, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Greater Sum Ventures, and Kenneth Herring, Business Development Manager at The IT Company, have recorded a YouTube video titled “Remote Working Tips, Challenges and Successes.” Herring in the moderator, while Bruce offers much of the content. Click here to view the v ideo that runs just

TMEP asks state’s manufacturers to indicate interest in producing PPE

The Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership, part of a national network, sent an email to Tennessee manufacturers soliciting their help in meeting the state and national needs for PPE (personal protection equipment). The Volunteer State program, operated by the University of Tennessee’s Center for Industrial Services, asked in-state manufacturers interested in