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ETEC’s goal is to meet virtually until we can all be together again on Friday mornings.


Friday, January 8, 2021

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. (EST)

Randy Boyd


University of Tennessee


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

Want to Bring A Guest?

Members are always welcome to bring a guest to the ETEC meeting on Friday mornings, even when we are meeting virtually. If you want to introduce a guest to the group gathered online, email Tracy and she will put you on the meeting agenda. Or, fill out the online form here.

Upcoming Friday Meetings

January 15 - Joe Hoagland, Techstars Report
January 22 - Peter Hastings, Kairos Power LLC
January 29 - ETEC Board of Directors
February 5 - Chambers' Regional Legislative Agenda Virtual Event

Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to IIA Technologies for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in January.


Jan 13 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government / WEBINAR
Jan 14 - TSBDC: Proposal Writing Tips & Tricks
Jan 26 - 2021 TN Procurement Opportunities Conference

UT Pandemic to Possibility Webinar Series for TN Businesses & Nonprofits
(Click the link above for more information.)


06.29.20 - LAM Manchin - AEIA - phto joint-01

Biden Picks Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm for Energy Secretary

President-elect Joe Biden has announced he will nominate former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm to lead the Department of Energy.
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Senate Passes American Energy Innovation Act

AEIA to modernize domestic energy laws to ensure the U.S. remains a global energy leader. After a full year of hearings, business meetings, and bipartisan negotiations, the 2 Senators released the text of their energy innovation package.
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CNS Cybersecurity Offers Expertise to Local High School

In expanding cybersecurity knowledge beyond the sites, CNS CISO Paul Beckman virtually met with students from Bearden High School’s Cybersecurity 1 class to present his professional insight in the digital world.
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Six ORNL Scientists Receive Distinguished Inventor Honor

Six scientists at the DOE' ORNL were named Battelle Distinguished Inventors, in recognition of obtaining 14 or more patents during their careers at the lab. Since UT-Battelle began managing ORNL in 2000, 77 ORNL researchers have reached this milestone.
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BWXT to Lead $106.6 Million Microreactor Design Project

BWX Technologies, Inc. announced it has been selected by the DOE to lead a $106.6 million microreactor development project. DOE is contributing $85.3 million to the cost-share project over seven years, with BWXT funding the remaining amount.
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Ashley Golden Promoted to Director of ORAU's Health Studies Program

ORISE promoted Ashley Golden, Ph.D., to director of its health studies program, where she previously served as a group manager and biostatistician. In her new role, Golden will oversee the health studies program.
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New Member

ETEC welcomes McCarty Holsaple McCarty Architects Inc. as a new member.
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McCarty Holsaple McCarty Architects, Inc. (MHM) is one of East Tennessee's largest architectural and interior design firms. With 45 employees, MHM has over 50 years of experience and has worked with many of the area's top companies and organizations such as ORNL, CROET, the Knoxville Metropolitan Airport Authority, TVA, KUB, the City of Knoxville, and the University of Tennessee.

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