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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.

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.

IACMI Names Dale Brosius as Interim CEO

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (March 31, 2022) The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing InnovationÒ (IACMI) today announced Dale Brosius has been appointed interim chief executive officer effective April 1, 2022. Brosius will lead IACMI as it identifies a permanent CEO to succeed Dr. John Hopkins, who is stepping down after leading the organization for more than four years. IACMI is one of 16 Manufacturing USA innovation institutes created to secure U.S. global leadership in advanced manufacturing through large scale public-private collaboration on technology, supply chain and workforce development.

Launch Tennessee Selects Lindsey Cox as its Next CEO

LaunchTN is pleased to announce Lindsey Cox as its next CEO. Currently serving as CEO of Chattanooga’s The Company Lab (CO.LAB), Cox has been a long-time employee and partner of LaunchTN. She began her career in the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office of State Government Finance before transitioning to entrepreneur development at LaunchTN from 2013 to 2019, rising to its Director of Operations and Government Affairs. 

Techstars Announces Industries of the Future Accelerator Class of 2022

Oak Ridge-Knoxville, TN (Feb 2022)—Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, today announced the inaugural class of the Industries of the Future Accelerator run in partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Tennessee Valley Authority and the University of Tennessee System.