PART 2: MDF started with six focus areas, now emphasizing additive manufacturing and composites

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second article in a multi-part series focused on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility {MDF} at Oak Ridge National Laboratory {ORNL}, truly one of the Knoxville-Oak Ridge region’s greatest technology and innovation assets The first three articles examine the MDF from the perspective

Andy’s Beekeeping makes it to semi-final round of national student pitch competition

Two University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) student start-ups were named to the national “Student Startup Madness” pitch competition. Andy’s Beekeeping, winner of the Fall 2019 edition of the “Vol Court Speaker Series and Pitch Competition” hosted by UTK’s Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was selected for the competition’s semi-final

Georgia’s Lieutenant Governor appoints task force to help further grow tech sector

Georgia’s Lieutenant Governor has appointed a 12-person task force to advise him on developing policy or legislation that could accelerate the growth of technology companies in the Peach State. The Georgia Innovates Task Force, co-chaired by retired U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson and former Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson, will

PART 1: ORNL’s MDF combines big vision, strong relationships, commitment to excellence, and timely execution for the customer

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first article in a multi-part series focused on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility {MDF} at Oak Ridge National Laboratory {ORNL}, truly one of the Knoxville-Oak Ridge region’s greatest technology and innovation assets The first three articles examine the MDF from the perspective

UT, Roane State’s SBDC holding all-day SBIR and STTR workshop February 18 in Oak Ridge

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Roane State Community College and the University of Tennessee’s Procurement Technical Assistance Program are joining forces to hold an “SBIR/STTR Technology & Commercialization Forum” February 18 in Oak Ridge. The all-day event runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Pollard Technology

New deadline set in search for Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber President/CEO

The  Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce has extended its search for a new President and Chief Executive Officer, setting Valentine’s Day as the deadline for applications. In addition to the Chamber, the position oversees the Highlands Economic Partnership with its economic, workforce development and education programs; the Highlands Foundation, the

Companies showcasing new transportation technologies in a “first of its kind” event

In what is described as a “first of its kind” event in Georgia, more than 20 companies will be showcasing their inventions today in a “Transportation Technology Showcase” sponsored by the Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia and the Georgia Institute of Transportation Engineers at the Freigh Depot in downtown Atlanta. Industry