Economic Development

Knoxville Chamber Releases Area Wage & Benefit Survey

Businesses are invited to participate in an area wage and benefit survey that is designed to gauge the pay and benefit structures for the Knoxville area to provide actionable benchmarks for the community. The survey is being conducted by the Knoxville Chamber, with the Knoxville HR Connection, Results HR, and the University of Tennessee Human Resource Management Intern Program.
By |July 20th, 2021||0 Comments|

Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator Now Accepting Applications

Tricia Martinez has set a high bar for herself between now and early October. “My goal is to interface with 500 companies,” the Managing Director of the new “Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator,” told the authors of the blog in an interview last week.
By |July 19th, 2021||0 Comments|

Launch TN’s Accepting SBIR and STTR Matching Program Applications

Launch Tennessee has opened the portal to begin accepting applications for State’s “SBIR and STTR Matching Program,” which the organization administers.
By |July 19th, 2021||0 Comments|

Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Kairos Power to Establish Low-Power Demonstration Reactor in Oak Ridge

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe, and Kairos Power officials announced today that the privately funded, advanced nuclear engineering company will establish a low-power demonstration reactor in Oak Ridge. Kairos Power will invest $100 million and create 55 jobs to deploy a low-power demonstration reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge.
By |July 16th, 2021||0 Comments|

EPA Completes Review of 21 Acres in Oak Ridge

The EPA has completed its review of letters submitted by the NNSA requesting concurrence on approximately 21 acres of real property as a clean parcel determination.
By |July 14th, 2021||0 Comments|