Spark Innovation Center to launch new cleantech accelerator with funding from DOE’s latest EPIC award

Is Knoxville now the area that has the most start-up accelerators with an energy focus? It just might be. If not, it is certainly closing in on first place. Less than a week after the announcement of the “Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator” and a day after the announcement of Cohort 5 of the “Innovation Crossroads” program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Tennessee’s (UT) Spark Innovation Center announced that a partnership of which it is a part has just secured a $900,000 award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
By |June 10th, 2021||0 Comments|

100Knoxville’s 2nd Cohort Accepting Applications

Applications are now open for a second 100Knoxville cohort. The five-week program will start on July 12.
By |June 9th, 2021||0 Comments|

ORNL Names New Innovation Crossroads 5th Cohort

Source: ORNL | Release | June 7, 2021

The fifth cohort includes manufacturing, building, and clean energy technology entrepreneurs.

Six science and technology innovators from across the United States will join the fifth cohort of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Innovation Crossroads program in June. As the Southeast’s only research and development program for entrepreneurs based at […]

By |June 7th, 2021||0 Comments|