Category: Innovation

Free webinar on SBIR and STTR programs being offered May 24

The University of Tennessee’s Center for Industrial Services is holding a three-hour webinar on May 24 focused on the federal Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. Offered by the organization’s Procurement Technical Assistance Program, the session runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Registration is free.

Miami University transforming downtown Oxford, OH building into entrepreneurial center

Miami University of Ohio is moving forward with plans to transform a dilapidated three-story building in uptown Oxford into an entrepreneurial center that has the potential to reinvigorate the city’s business corridor. The institution has issued a request for qualifications seeking a design-build firm to lead its College@Elm incubator project.

Fluffy Friends, Cogni take top prizes in Spring edition of UTK’s “Graves Business Plan Competition”

Six student start-up businesses at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville have been awarded cash prizes in the Spring 2021 edition of the “Graves Business Plan Competition.” Hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Haslam College of Business, the business plan and pitch contest took place virtually.

ARC has a new Federal Co-Chair

Gayle Conelly Manchin has been sworn-in as the Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) 13th Federal Co-Chair, becoming the first West Virginian to hold the position. Well-connected in the state – she was a former President of the West Virginia Board of Education and Secretary of Education and the Arts, she is

Four NE TN teams capture awards in last night’s “Pitchers & Pitches” competition

By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA Nine start-ups, including one previously spotlighted in teknovation.biz, showcased their products, services or just ideas during last evening’s “Pitchers & Pitches” event in Johnson City. Hosted by the FoundersForge organization and the Johnson City Doughboys, part of the growing Boyd Sports minor league

Here are a few brief news and notes from yesterday

Here are some brief news and notes from around the state. Kairos Power, TVA announce collaboration The Tennessee Valley Authority and Kairos Power announced plans yesterday to collaborate on deploying a low-power demonstration reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) in Oak Ridge. The announcement is the latest evolution