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IACMI and N.C. A&T State University Announce Key Partnership for DoD Regional Machine Tools Workforce Training Center

GREENSBORO, N.C. (April 13, 2022) – The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing InnovationÒ (IACMI) and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) announced today a new partnership aimed at revitalizing U.S. manufacturing with a focus on the machine tool industry. Machine tools are a foundational element of America’s advanced manufacturing capabilities, which are essential to the country’s national security and continued economic vitality.

Northeast Tennessee leaders launch regional economic development hub

Talk of a new regional economic development hub was put into action on Wednesday afternoon when business and community leaders officially announced the launch of NETNHub, an entity intended to support and enhance existing and new economic development across the eight counties of Northeast Tennessee.

BWXT advancing microreactor design project

US-based BWX Technologies is proceeding apace to deliver microreactors to commercial power and industrial customers in cooperation with Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

BloombergNEF Names Kairos Power a 2022 BNEF Pioneer for Innovation in Climate Technology

BloombergNEF (BNEF) today announced the twelve winners of its 2022 BNEF Pioneers – early-stage companies that are pursuing significant low-carbon opportunities. The winners’ innovations fill important gaps that address the challenges of generating 24/7 clean power, achieving net-negative carbon-capture, and decarbonizing aviation. Additionally, BNEF selected three wildcard winners.

Bonnie Carroll Honored for Long-Time Support of CCI and SIS

Bonnie Carroll may have recently retired from Information International Associates (IIA), the information and scientific data management company she founded decades ago in Oak Ridge, but the long-time supporter of the College of Communication and Information is not yet done with data or with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.