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Upcoming Friday Programs

All meetings occur from 7:30-8:30 a.m. in the UT Outreach Center unless otherwise noted.
October 4 - Bill Fox, University of Tennessee

October 11 -Margaret Dolan, Launch Tennessee

October 18 - Dulaney O’Roark, Verizon

October 25 - ETEC Board of Directors Meeting
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Oct 8-10 - ETEBA: Business Opportunities and Technical Conference
Oct 8-10 - GRIDSMART: INTERSECT Conference
Oct 16 - TSBDC: How to do Business with the Government
Oct 17 - Oak Ridge Reception for the TN Historical Commission
Oct 17 - TSBDC: Marketing on a Shoestring
Oct 24-25 - Governor’s Conference: Economic & Community Dev.

November 12 - SDVOSB Opportunity Day
November 19 - November 21 - Carbon Fiber 2019 Conference, Knoxville


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Knox Multifamily Report - Y-12's UPF Set to Boost Economy

The metro's economy is accelerating, strengthening market fundamentals and pushing year-over-year rent gains above the 3.4 percent national figure as of July. Knoxville’s economy is steadily accelerating, strengthening the metro’s multifamily fundamentals. The market’s healthy demand, coupled with tepid construction activity, pushed up rent growth to 3.6 percent year-over-year through July, …
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Strata-G honored by U.S. Chamber as Dream Big Awards Finalist

Finalists to be Recognized at Annual Small Business Summit in D.C.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced Knoxville-based Strata-G as one of three finalists for its annual Dream Big Awards. The Awards, presented by MetLife, celebrate the achievements of small businesses and honor their contributions to America’s economic growth. “Small …
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EM Business Opportunities Forum Oct. 10 in Knoxville

EM's next quarterly public forum to discuss upcoming business opportunities in the legacy nuclear cleanup program is set for Thursday, Oct. 10 in Knoxville. The Business Opportunities Forum will take place from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time during the Energy, Technology, and Environmental Business Association (ETEBA) Business Opportunities …
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Reimagining Additive Manufacturing with Reactive Polymer Systems

Magnum Venus Products (MVP), a leading manufacturer of composites application equipment, collaborated with Polynt and the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to deploy the first large-scale reactive polymer additive manufacturing system commercially available to industry. MVP's Reactive Additive Manufacturing (RAM) machine, first announced in March, and Polynt's Reactive Additive Deposition (PRD1520) material together are reimagining additive...
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FY20 Appropriations Bills: DOE Office of Science

The Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved a fiscal year 2020 spending bill on Sept. 12 that would significantly increase funding for R&D programs across the Department of Energy. The budget for the DOE Office of Science would rise 10% to $7.22 billion under the proposal. That boost exceeds the 4% increase proposed by the House earlier this year and is disproportionately large compared to the 4% increase to the statutory cap on nondefense spending that Congress approved in July.
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DOE National Labs Now Accepting Applications for “Cohort of Innovators”

Department of Energy’s National laboratories: Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) Chain Reaction Innovation, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Innovation Crossroads, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL) Cyclotron Road program. are now accepting applications for their “Cohort of Innovators.” Every year, each program recruits a cohort of entrepreneurial scientists and engineers from around the world for two years with the simple goal …
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Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Energy Solutions for sponsoring
the Friday morning meetings in October.
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