Tampa Bay Inno spotlights Knoxville-based Lunchpool

Tampa Bay Inno recently spotlighted Alex Abell and his Knoxville-based Lunchpool start-up. “Why,” you might ask? Alex got started with the concept while based in the city. We have spotlighted the company in several posts on teknovation.biz, and you have no doubt participated in events such as the recent “Innov865 Week” that were

Healthstream acquires NC-based ShiftWizard

Nashville-based HealthStream has acquired ShiftWizard, a web-based workforce scheduling solution developed by nurses, for $32 million. This is the latest in a series of transactions to grow a more robust portfolio of solutions for nurse and staff scheduling. It began earlier this year with the acquisition of NurseGrid. Click here

SCRA appoints Director of SC Academic Innovations

The South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) has announced the appointment of Sohail Malik as the Director of SC Academic Innovations. In his new role, Malik will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of the program that works with academic institutions and their affiliated start-ups to help advance research capabilities

NC start-up’s drones now disinfecting Mercedes-Benz Stadium

What do drones and disinfectants have in common? It’s a delivery mechanism. Charlotte start-up Lucid Drone Technologies has leased its drone technology to the Atlanta Falcons for use in disinfecting Mercedes-Benz Stadium after games. The drones use electrostatic sprayers to evenly distribute hypochlorous, a medical-grade disinfecting chemical that is nontoxic to

More than 200 people participate in yesterday’s mostly virtual “Science and the Community” conversation

More than 200 individuals, plus a small on-site group, participated in yesterday afternoon’s virtual “Science and the Community” conversation featuring Chris Fall, Director of the Office of Science in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The event was held at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). In his introduction of Fall,