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RegScale Selected as 2022 SINET16 Innovator Award Winner

SINET16 Innovator Awards recognizes the 16 most innovative and compelling emerging cybersecurity companies around the globe. RegScale, a leading continuous compliance automation software company, announced today it has been named a 2022 SINET16 Innovator Award winner.

Record Crowd Attends Yesterday’s “Nuclear Opportunities Workshop”

More than 200 people turned out yesterday for the “Nuclear Opportunities Workshop” organized by the East Tennessee Economic Council with sponsorship support from a number of organizations that have a stake in the region’s long-standing place in the sector and the nuclear renaissance that is occurring.

“NOW” Panels Explore Four Aspects of Nuclear Industry and Implications for Region

Judging by the turnout – a record of more than 200 people at the all-day program, interest in nuclear power is clearly a “top of mind” item for many in a region with a long and well-known legacy in the nuclear sector as well as a strong footprint in the future in areas like advanced reactor technologies, next-gen reactor designs, and fusion power.

Spectra Tech Named DOE Small Business of the Year for 2021

Two ETEC members were award recipients of DOE’s OSDBU’s Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Small Business Awards Program. Spectra Tech, Inc. received the Small Business of the Year award and North Wind Portage, Inc. received the 8(a)/Small Disadvantaged Business of the Year award.

DOE’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization’s (OSDBU’s) Annual Small Business Awards Program recognizes the outstanding performance of people and organizations that promote and expand the DOE’s use of small businesses to help advance the DOE’s mission.

SkyNano, Knoxville Startup Named Finalist for Elon Musk’s $100M Tech Prize

Knoxville startup SkyNano has been named a finalist for Tesla founder Elon Musk’s $100 million XPRIZE Carbon Removal prize. SkyNano will find out Friday if it is one of 15 winners to take home a $1 million prize in the Milestone Award category, which recognizes the most promising concepts to pull carbon pollution out of Earth’s atmosphere.

ORNL Awards $100M in Contracts to Local Small and Minority-Owned Businesses

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which is managed by UT-Battelle, LLC, is pleased to announce the award of four basic ordering agreements to local small businesses valued at up to $100 million. These four small businesses were selected through a rigorous, competitive procurement process. Other small businesses can also partner with these firms, which will further increase ORNL’s small business utilization. The business named are: IT Lab Partners, LLC; Akima Infrastructure Services; GEM Technology International Corp.; and, STRATA-G, LLC.