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Endeavor Summit highlights local business and a growing young professional community

By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA The Knoxville Chamber hosted a virtual summit for young professionals earlier this week, featuring conversations on diversity, makers, and life outside of work. The theme of the day was “Why Knoxville,” which was also the title of the keynote address with…

East TN enterprises honored during this week’s CAMX event

Several East Tennessee enterprises have been honored during “CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo 2021” held this week in Dallas. As previously reported in teknovation.biz, the Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE) North America announced that Knoxville-based IACMI – The Composites Institute was a winner of the…

UTC planning “Engineering Barn” to support education for students

The official name is Innovation-Advanced Manufacturing Center—I-AMAC, but the shorthand version is “Engineering Barn.” Equipment in the new facility at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) will use additive manufacturing techniques, preparing students not only for today’s mechanical engineering, but the future. To be built in three phases starting…

Two Alabama tech-focused organizations form collaboration to help the state

Leaders in Alabama’s largest city and its State Capital are banding together to develop and expand the state’s emerging technology, innovation and entrepreneurial programs. The new initiative, named “Alabama Collective,” is a collaboration between TechMGM and TechBirmingham. According to this recent news article, the two organizations will host a series…

UC Davis schedules next “National Labs Entrepreneurship Academy”

The “National Labs Entrepreneurship Academy” (NLEA) is a partnership of two national labs – Lawrence Livermore and Sandia – and the University of California, Davis that is designed to help drive innovation at the two labs. Launched in 2015, the program returns November 1-4 in a virtual mode. Attendance is…

Good advice from David Cummings in his latest blogpost

David Cummings, Founder of Atlanta Tech Village and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Atlanta Ventures, pens a periodic blog. His latest, titled “When the Direction Doesn’t Feel Right, Get The Team Together,” is a quick read with a good deal of advice. Click here to access it.…

Knoxville-founded ParOne Inc. announces two major partnerships in two-week period

By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA Knoxville-founded ParOne Inc. has announced two major partnerships in the past couple of weeks. Now officially headquartered in New York City but with an office here, the company launched by JR Charles announced earlier this week that Golfweek.com audiences will soon be able to…