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Friday Program - ONLINE

ETEC’s goal is to meet virtually until we can be together again on Friday mornings.
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Friday, May 29, 2020
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Featuring Congressman Chuck Fleischmann

We will use the Zoom Conferencing platform in its normal format. Attendees will be visible unless they choose to turn off their video.

As part of our regular Board meeting format, we will feature an update from Congressman Chuck Fleischmann.

Please Note: Your video camera and microphone will be active when you enter the meeting. You can choose to turn off your camera and microphone once you are in the "room". In order to allow for attendees to interact, the Zoom session will be open from 7:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. The Board meeting content will begin at 7:30 a.m.

We look forward to seeing you on Friday morning!

Upcoming Virtual Meetings

June 5 - Rita Baranwal, DOE Assistant Secretary, Nuclear Energy
June 12 - Panel of 3 Local Government Leaders
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Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Mesa Associates for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in May.

Virtual Events

June 9 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government, Part 1 / WEBINAR
June 11 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government, Part 2 / WEBINAR
June 12 - TSBDC: Government Contracting- 101-102 What’s Next?
June 19 - What’s The CARES Act? Webinar Series


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UT Leads Country in DOE Science Graduate Student Research Awards

Two University of Tennessee, Knoxville, graduate students have received Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research awards. Since its inception in 2014, UT ranks number one in the country for SCGSR awards with 19 recipients.
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DOE Announces $67M to Enhance Manufacturing Competitiveness, Innovation

DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced a $67 million funding opportunity to stimulate technology innovation, improve the energy productivity of American manufacturing, and enable the manufacturing of cutting-edge products in the U.S..
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Connecting Research with Industry Partnership Opportunities to Fight a Pandemic

A University of Tennessee Health Science Center virologist and University of Tennessee Foundation fundraiser are working hard to further the holistic process of drug discovery in the fight against COVID-19 through innovative research and industry partnerships.
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Three “Innovation Crossroads” Companies Among Latest DOE SBIR/STTR Winners

Twenty companies, including three that are participants in ORNL’s “Innovation Crossroads” program, have received Phase I Release 2 grants under a solicitation from the Building Technologies Office of the DOE Office of EERE.
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UCOR Awards $25,000 in Mini-Grants for Area School STEM Projects

Students in 23 schools across the region will benefit from mini-grants that UCOR is awarding for fund science, technology, engineering, and mathematics projects. UCOR annually awards these mini-grants to help teachers heighten students’ awareness of technical fields.
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Local CEO Peer Advisory Board Selects KUB’s Bolas

Gabriel Bolas II, President and CEO at Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) has been selected to be a member of the second Chief Executive peer advisory board in Knoxville by Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
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