Category: Innovation

EDA announces new brands for latest solicitations for former “Regional Innovation Strategies” program

The latest issue of the SSTI Weekly Digest notes that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has announced the FY 2020 notice of funding availability for the “Regional Innovation Strategies” program. SSTI reports there are multiple changes to the program including that EDA is now referring to it as “Build

NEC announces date for second annual “Twende Summit”

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center (NEC) has issued a “Save the Date” email for its second annual “Twende Summit.” It’s June 19. In the email, the organization said, “We believe it’s go-time for Nashville’s Black & Brown founders. Last year, we hosted the first-ever ‘Twende Summit,’ a day designed to connect

Chattanooga Smart Community Collaborative secures $110 million in research in 16 months

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that the Chattanooga Smart Community Collaborative, which we spotlighted recently (Part 1 and Part 2), has successfully secured $110 million of federal research  grants in its first 16 months of existence. The initiative is a research partnership between the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, City of