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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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ETEC will NOT meet on Friday, September 4.

Have a Happy Labor Day Holiday Weekend!


Upcoming Friday Meetings

September 11 - ORNL’s Innovation Crossroads
September 18 - Dr. Linda Kah, University of Tennessee (NASA Mars Project)
September 25 - Board of Directors (All members and guests are welcome.)

Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Acato Information Management, LLC for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in September.
Happy 10th anniversary!
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Virtual Events

Sept 3 - Innov865 Investor Series: East Tennessee Capital Call Webinar
Sept 9 - KTech: Women in Tech-Ethics & Security for Product Teams
Sept 12-13 - Maker City Summit
Sept 16 - National Cleanup Workshop 2020
Sept 16 - K-Tech: Lunch & Learn-Selling During a Pandemic
Sept 19 - NMNS&H: Virtual Symposium for 75th Anniversary
Sept 23 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government, Part 1 / WEBINAR
Sept 24 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government, Part 2 / WEBINAR
Sept 28-Oct 2 - Innov865 Week (Click here to see the calendar)
Sept 29 - Innov865 Virtual Start-Up Day 2020


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NNSA Administrator Visits Oak Ridge

National Nuclear Security Administration Administrator Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty continued her tour of the Nuclear Security Enterprise last week by visiting the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge.
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DOE's Horizon Center EA's

For ETEC members who would like to submit comments and questions on the Environmental Assessments Mark Watson spoke about during last week's ETEC Board of Directors meeting.
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Recognizing Small Businesses

The importance of small businesses in supporting Oak Ridge’s EM mission was on full display last week at the eighth annual Small Business Awards (socially distanced) Breakfast hosted by UCOR
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TVA headquarters in downtown Chattanooga.

NRC Gives Final Approval to NuScale’s SMR Design

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has completed its Phase 6 review of the Design Certification Application of the company’s small modular nuclear reactor.
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$115M for ORNL Quantum Science Center

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected Oak Ridge National Laboratory to lead a collaboration charged with developing quantum technologies that will usher in a new era of innovation.
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TVA Tax Equivalent Payments Total Nearly $552 Million

The Tennessee Valley Authority is providing nearly $552 million in tax equivalent payments to state and local governments served by its energy generation.
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More Information

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75 Years Ago Today - Japan Surrenders
Representatives of the Empire of Japan boarded the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and General Yoshijiro Umezu, Chief of the Army General Staff, signed the official instrument of surrender.
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TN RiverLine Releases First Research Findings
Each river community that participated in the Pilot Community Program benefits from the insights and recommendations. The findings are available to all communities along the Tennessee River and beyond.
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ORNL Hosts Virtual Tours of More User Facilities
ORNL now offers 360-degree tours of the National Transportation Research Center, Carbon Fiber Technology Facility, Building Technologies Research and Integration Center, and Manufacturing Demonstration Facility.
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