Smart Talent Systems October Workshops

2020 certainly has taught us a great deal. We learned that working together we could solve problems and make progress even when things are tough. In the first quarter of this year, when COVID-19 interrupted life, we learned…

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SBIR/STTR Commercialization Event

Thu, October 1, 2020  |  9:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT  |  Online Event  |  Cost: Free Federal agencies spend research and development (R&D) budgets that exceed $1 billion each year in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)…

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TMEP Receives NIST MEP Grant

The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant funded by the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension…

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National Safety Stand-Down

Falls remain the leading cause of death among construction workers, accounting for 1 out of 3 construction fatalities – with residential workers and roofers at an even higher than average risk. Thousands more construction…

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PTAC's 2020 Progress

Since March 2020, the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) has innovated our programs to serve our customers with no delivery or quality gaps. We have moved all of services (one-on-one counseling and conferences)…

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Jutta Bangs Joins PTAC Staff

UT CIS welcomes Jutta Bangs to the team as the East Tennessee PTAC Counselor. Bangs is originally from Germany and lives in Oak Ridge with her family. Her husband is an Air Force Veteran, and her son is a Senior in High School…

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