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ETEC will NOT meet on Friday morning, Oct. 29, at 7:30 a.m.

instead, join us for a special meeting with...

U.S. Senator Bill Hagerty

Friday, October 29, 2021

3:00-4:00 p.m. (EDT)

UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge


In-Person Only (registration not needed):

The meeting will be held in the UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge. The University of Tennessee has asked that masks be worn in all of their indoor spaces.
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Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Merit Construction for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in October.

Upcoming Friday Meetings

November 5 - Honorable Dave S. Clark, District Attorney General for the 7th District of Tennessee
November 12 - Jay Brister, Chief Business Development Officer, General Fusion
November 19 - ETEC Board of Directors Meeting
November 26 - No ETEC, Happy Thanksgiving!


Nov 4 - KTech: Pulse – Technology Summit 2021
Nov 10 - TSBDC: Startup Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs
Nov 16 - KEC: Growth & Grit Event
Nov 16 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government, Part 1 / WEBINAR
Nov 18 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government, Part 2 / WEBINAR



DOE Awards Oak Ridge Reservation Cleanup Contract

DOE's Office of Environmental Management awarded United Cleanup Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) of Germantown, MD, the Oak Ridge Reservation Cleanup Contract (ORRCC) at the Oak Ridge Reservation. UCOR is a newly formed limited liability company made up of AECOM Energy & Construction Inc., Jacobs Technology Inc., and Honeywell International Inc.

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UPF Completes Structural Construction, Main Process Building

The Uranium Processing Facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex successfully completed all third-level walls and concrete roof placements for the Main Process Building marking a major milestone for the UPF Project. This signifies the completion of structural construction for the MPB.

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OREM Disposes Low-Dose Uranium-233, Supports Cancer Research

OREM and its contractor Isotek successfully completed processing and disposing the low-dose inventory of uranium (U)-233 stored at ORNL this month, ending a two-year effort that has eliminated a portion of the site’s legacy nuclear material and provided rare nuclear isotopes for next-generation cancer treatment research.

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Seven ORNL Technologies Win R&D 100 Research Awards

Research teams from DOE’s ORNL and their technologies have received seven 2021 R&D 100 Awards, plus special recognition for a COVID-19-related project. Established in 1963, the R&D 100 Awards annually recognize 100 accomplishments in research leading to new commercial products, technologies and materials from around the world notable for their technological significance.

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Students Design Outdoor Recreation Center for UT Research Park

Rose’s studio completed the first phase of a design/build project in support of a proposed outdoor recreation center for the UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm. The project is being studied in partnership with the Tennessee RiverLine and Legacy Parks Foundation and might include a boathouse for kayaks, an amphitheatre, bicycling accommodations, gathering spaces and more.

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tnAchieves Needs Mentors for Class of 2022

tnAchieves mentors play a critical role in the success of students across the state of Tennessee as they pursue a post-secondary credential. Many students need just a little extra help in navigating the college-going process. tnAchieves mentors provide that support by offering encouragement and personal guidance to students in their community. Click here for more information and to apply.

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New Member

ETEC welcomes Angelique Adams Media Solutions, LLC as a new member.

Angelique Adams Media Solutions, LLC is a platform dedicated to building diverse STEM leaders through executive coaching, keynotes, books, and online courses. Dr. Adams has over 20 years of experience in corporate innovation and extensive training in the science of leadership. She brings an insider's perspective and a methodical approach to unlocking the potential of exceptional leaders from technical disciplines.

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