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Dr. Joan Bienvenue


University of Tennessee
Oak Ridge Innovation Institute

May 13, 2022

7:30-8:30 a.m. (EDT)

UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge & on Zoom

Hybrid Friday Meeting Details:

Virtual Attendees (Please Register):

To participate in the meeting via Zoom, register for this and future upcoming Friday meetings with the link below:
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In-Person (Registration not Needed):

Meetings are held in the UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge. Attendees are no longer required to wear masks but may do so at their discretion.
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Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to MS Technology for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in May.

Meeting Sponsorships Available

Two remaining months are available: January 2023 and March 2023.

Consider sponsoring a month of ETEC meetings. The cost is $750 per month and the benefits are below. To easily purchase this great promotional opportunity for your organization, click here.
  • Verbal recognition of sponsorship by the ETEC Chairperson at weekly meetings
  • Advertisement with logo on meeting slides at weekly meetings
  • Opportunity to speak for 3 minutes during one weekly meeting during the month
  • Logo ad with a link to your website in ~4 weekly newsletters per month
  • Logo with link to your website on the events page of the ETEC website


Upcoming ETEC Friday Meetings (In-person & Online)

May 20 - Board of Directors Meeting
May 27 - No ETEC Meeting - Memorial Day Holiday Weekend
June 3 - Bob Eby, TN State Board of Education
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Registration is Open

ETEC's nuclear suppliers event returns in 2022 as the Nuclear Opportunities Workshop (NOW). REGISTER to join us at Y-12's New Hope Center in Oak Ridge on August 1 for an evening reception and all day on August 2, 2022, for an industry conference.
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Regional/Partner Events

May 12 - Innovate865 Investor Series: Preparing Your Business for an Ownership Transition
May 16 - SAME 2022 TVP Golf Tournament
May 17 - DOE/EPA/TDEC Public Meeting: EMDF Project
May 20 - TAEBC: Lunch & Learn with TVA's Joe Hoagland
May 20 - TSBDC: Startup Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs
May 20 - TSBDC: Commerical Loan Package Considerations
May 24 - US Commercial Service/EXIM: Meetings for Companies
May 26 - Techstars: Industries of the Future Demo Day
June 1 - Techstars: Industries of the Future Demo Day Virtual Showcase
June 3 - TSBDC: Entrepreneurial Strategies
June 16-17 - TVC: 2022 National Summit
June 16 - Knoxville Chamber: Peelin’ Eatin’ & Politickn’ Shrimp Boil
June 17 - TSBDC: Startup Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs


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DOE News


Workforce / Education News

Skills USA 2022 PSTCC

People News

Did You Know?

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That Knox County is creating an integrated land use and transportation plan? Usually this "Did You Know" section has to do with the ETEC website. But this week, we are putting the spotlight on Advance Knox, an effort to define a vision and create a plan that will guide growth, land use, transportation, economic prosperity, and quality of life in the County for years to come. This is the first time Knox County has created an integrated land use and transportation plan, and it has the potential to be transformative. Learn more and provide your input at


New Member

ETEC welcomes Paschal Gross Enterprises (PGE) as a new member.

PGE is an engineering research and development firm. PGE approaches complex issues by in-depth evaluation of problem parameters, and incorporation of a multidisciplined application of engineering sciences. PGE specializes in prototype development that integrates safety and operational efficiency into the fabric of each design.

Thinking about Joining?

• To learn more about ETEC and the Friday morning meetings, visit our website.
• To learn more about membership and to join, click here.

Already a Member?

• To inquire about the status of your membership, email Nicole
• To pay dues by credit card, please click here to pay online.
• To update your company profile, account, or visit the member directory, click here.
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