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October 20th, 2016

October 20th, 2016

TENNESSEE INNOVATION IN THE NEWS

Chattanooga ORNL Office Opens Thursday
The Chattanoogan
Oak Ridge National Laboratory is opening an office in downtown Chattanooga.  Several world class facilities at the lab have been used to solve business and manufacturing problems for corporations nationwide and the lab will now focus on the Chattanooga area, said officials.

Four Things Every Tech Hub Needs
Results Junkies
Now that I’ve spent about a week in Pittsburgh, Tulsa, Taos, Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque, it’s obvious that cities need to provide four basic things if they want to see their local tech-enabled companies to thrive: Work Space, Event Space, Code School and Capital

How UPS and Fast Radius Will Impact the Future of On Demand Manufacturing
INBIA and UPS/Fast Radius
October 26, 2016– Please check out this free webinar brought to you by INBIA and UPS/Fast Radius on the future of On Demand Manufacturing via 3D Printing. Fast Radius, a global leader in on-demand part manufacturing specializing in cutting edge 3D plastic and metal printing technologies, CNC machining and rapid injection molding – is partnering with UPS to disrupt the global supply chain.

Junior Achievement Launching Young Professionals Board
Memphis Business Journal
Alumni of Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South have a chance to get re-involved with the organization. Junior Achievement is planning to assemble a new Young Professionals Board, a first for the nonprofit. Applications are being accepted until Dec. 1 for a 25-person board that will interact with community and business leaders, while also volunteering and helping to grow the organization.

LaunchTN Announces 2016-2017 The TENN Cohort
Launch Tennessee
Launch Tennessee announced the eight companies chosen to participate in this year’s cohort of The TENN, its unique master accelerator program for top startups that have participated in programming provided by LaunchTN, our statewide network of entrepreneur centers and other accelerator programs. The 4 month TENN program includes a mix of programming, providing the companies with exposure to master mentors, functional area and industry experts, and training to become successful entrepreneurs. There is also unparalleled access to investors and business development through a week-long statewide tour of Tennessee and investor trips to San Francisco and New York.

Memphis Nonprofit Chosen as Finalist for Forbes Competition
High Ground News
Campaign for School Equity (CSE) – a local non-profit education advocacy organization – has been selected as a finalist for the Forbes [Magazine] Under 30 Summit Change the World Competition. The competition was open to social entrepreneurs from around the country who are under the age of thirty and leading initiatives to improve education outcomes across.

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