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.
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 Teknovation.biz blog in an interview last week.
Launch Tennessee has opened the portal to begin accepting applications for State’s “SBIR and STTR Matching Program,” which the organization administers.
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.
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.