Thomas Zacharia talking with Chattanooga entrepreneurs today

edney-innovation-center-2Thomas Zacharia, the newly named Director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), will address Chattanooga entrepreneurs this morning at a special reception to introduce him to Chattanooga. During the event that begins at 9 a.m. at the Edney Innovation Center, Zacharia  will discuss ways entrepreneurs can partner with the ORNL scientific community to bring innovative technologies into the private sector and the unique resources and capabilities ORNL offers to entrepreneurs. He will be joined on the program by U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann; Jack Studer, former Interim Executive Director of CO.LAB; and new Executive Director Marcus Shaw.

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