Small Business Innovation Research Forum Coming to Tennessee

Each year, Federal agencies spend over $1 Billion in Research and Development (R&D) through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program. Come to the SBIR/STTR Technology…

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2 Months and 50 Counties: 2019 Forums Completed

  The UT CIS Economic Development team, in partnership with TNECD, has successfully completed the coordination and facilitation of fifty ThreeStar Asset-Based Planning forums in fifty counties across Tennessee. This was…

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Senior Design Projects

By Kenny Smith, Northeast TN Solutions Consultant Do you have something on your shop floor that needs attention but no one has time to work on it?  How about letting a team of senior engineering students have a crack at it?  We…

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Food Manufacturing Technical Assistance Lunch & Learn

UT Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) wants to help food manufacturers across the state identify environmental and energy savings opportunities at their facilities. Our team believes that by identifying these opportunities…

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CIS Wins Competitive Harwood Grant

OSHA awards grants on a competitive basis through its Susan Harwood Training Grant Program. Harwood helped develop OSHA standards to protect workers while working in the agency in the early, important years from 1980-1997. This…

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Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Meeting

By Keith Ridley, Environmental, Health & Safety Program Manager and Danny Norman, Advanced Composites Technical Consultant  The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) met online and in person with five of our UT CIS team…

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