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Six entrepreneurs announced for Cohort 5 of the “Innovation Crossroads” program

By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA The fifth cohort of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) “Innovation Crossroads” program operated at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) was announced yesterday, and the program will welcome six new innovators this summer. The six will be working in key sectors…

Cohort 3 of “Innovation Crossroads” program graduates during virtual event

By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA Another cohort is wrapping up its fellowship with “Innovation Crossroads.” The program, run through Oak Ridge National Laboratory, hosted a graduation event last week, where all seven members of Cohort 3 pitched their companies. “Innovation Crossroads” partnered with FedTech, a venture…

Four “Innovation Crossroads” companies receive AFWERX contracts

By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA Four of the companies participating in the “Innovation Crossroads” program through Oak Ridge National Laboratory were awarded contracts from the U.S. Air Force. The contracts are through the Air Force’s AFWERX program that is focused on expanding technology, talent, and transition…

“Innovation Crossroads” alum Nth Cycle secures $3.2 million in new funding

One of the participants in Cohort 2 of the “Innovation Crossroads” program operated by Oak Ridge National Laboratory just secured a seven-figure investment. Nth Cycle, the maker of a recycling technology that extracts critical metals from batteries, e-waste, low-grade ore, and mine tailings so they can be reused to make…

Several “Innovation Crossroads” companies issue progress reports

By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA “Innovation Crossroads” gave a quick update from three of its participating companies earlier this year, including new hires and patents, as well as revenue for one company. Leila Safavi-Tehrani, the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Purist, was able to…

Finals today and tomorrow for applicants for Cohort 5 of “Innovation Crossroads”

It started with 83 applicants from 29 states, and now it is down to 19 finalists who will be pitching their start-ups today and tomorrow to the Leadership Council for Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s “Innovation Crossroads” program. The goal of those presenting is simple: to be selected to participate in…

“Innovation Crossroads Showcase” set for September 30

Members of the newest cohort of the “Innovation Crossroads,” operated by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will describe their start-ups, and alumni of Cohort 2 that just finished will provide an update on their plans during an upcoming “Innov865 Week” event. The “Innovation Crossroads Showcase,” as the virtual session is titled,…