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Friday, October 15, 2021

In-person or on Zoom

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

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory's

Innovation Crossroads - Cohort 5

• Caleb Alexander, DayLyte Batteries
• Sam Evans, Unbound Water Technologies
• Tommy Gibbons, Hempitecture
• Shuchi “SK’ Khurana, Addiguru
• Forrest Shriver, Sentinel Devices
• Philip Stuckey, FC Renew
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The members of Cohort 5 will speak about their companies at ETEC on Friday. They plan to present online, but members and their guests are welcome to attend in-person or online via Zoom.

ETEC's Friday In-Person / Online Meetings

Virtual Attendees (register):

Please register to attend the Zoom Friday morning meetings.

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In-Person Attendees (registration not needed):

Meetings are held in the UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge. The University has asked that masks be worn in all indoor spaces.
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Meeting Sponsor: Merit Construction



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AMSE's Alan Lowe Inducted Into UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni

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CNS distributes $100,000 in community grants to 17 non-profits

With the latest round of community investment grants, Consolidated Nuclear Security topped $800,000 of investment in the East Tennessee community over the last five years. The CNS Community Investment Fund, created in 2014, is funded by CNS and is managed by the East Tennessee Foundation, which serves 25 East Tennessee counties.
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