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Region had a “really good week”

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I was reminded again and again last week just how important this area is to the creation and commercialization of technologies to drive our local, regional and national economies. Since joining Pershing Yoakley & Associates in January, I have visited companies that I did not even know existed – from

“Bridging the Gap” attendance doubles from last year

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) wrapped-up its second annual “Bridging the Gap” commercialization conference yesterday with attendance that doubled the number who participated in the inaugural event in 2011 and an announcement that emphasized the event’s title. “Almost everyone who came the first year came the second year,” event organizer

ORNL one of eight labs offering streamlined tech transfer agreement

The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued four news releases last week, one with the heading “Eight National Labs Offer Streamlined Partnership Agreements to Help Industry Bring New Technologies to Market.” For many individuals, this could seem like an inside baseball announcement. Because I had an almost front row

Keynote speakers announced for “Bridging the Gap”

The featured speakers for Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) second annual Bridging the Gap technology commercialization conference have been announced. Jeff Smith, Deputy Lab Director for Operations, will serve as keynote speaker during the opening session on Wednesday, March 7. His topic, “Close Encounters with ORNL,” will begin at 1:15

Top 5 founders bullish on Oak Ridge and carbon fiber

Jeff McCay and his partners, Dennis Roach and Jim Horton, are bullish on Oak Ridge and even more bullish on low cost carbon fiber. The founders of Top 5 spend a good deal of their time in a rented office in the Halcyon Commercialization Center in the Oak Ridge Science

ORNL licensee spotlighted by Chicago Tribune

ORNL licensee Borla, based in Johnson City and one of the finalists in a Department of Energy competition, was featured in an article in the “Chicago Auto Show” section of the Chicago Tribune.

Monday Morning Briefs

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Here are some news highlights from Friday and over the weekend that you may not have seen. Oak Ridge National Laboratory has posted more details about the upcoming Bridging the Gap event in early March. Ten of the 11 technologies that will be presented have been announced. There’s still more