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Deb Crawford discusses foundation for success at TEAM TN Summit

Day one of the event is in the books after presentations and “asks” from several speakers. Now, the hard work begins. Deb Crawford clearly outlined the opportunities and challenges that a group of more than 100 partners is trying to address under the auspices of the TEAM TN umbrella. Speaking Tuesday morning at the start of the one-and-one-half-day “TEAM TN Summit” in Cleveland, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Economic Development said the goal of the collaborative program is to ensure that the Volunteer State becomes a global leader in the mobility economy for decades to come. Read the full article here

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TEAM TN Summit June 2024

Exact Dates TBA Memphis, Tennessee A day long event for all of our partners and constituents to gather and collaborate. Registration link and exact dates/location coming soon.

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UTC wins grant for tech mobility

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is one of 90 organizations within a statewide coalition that has been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation for the state’s Advancing Technology-Enabled Mobility Solutions program. ATEMS-TN is an alliance of academics, industry and technical societies that is trying to position Tennessee to compete for up to $160 million in federal funding awarded in 2025 to implement their strategy.

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Congratulations to the NSF Engines Development Award winners!

The U.S. National Science Foundation’s Regional Innovation Engines, or NSF Engines, program catalyzes and fosters innovation ecosystems across the United States to:  Advance critical technologies like semiconductors, artificial intelligence, advanced wireless, and biotechnology; Address pressing national and societal challenges; Cultivate partnerships across industry, academia, government, nonprofits, civil society, and communities of practice; Promote and stimulate economic growth and job creation; and Spur regional innovation and talent.

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UTK leading new NSF-funded initiative focused on advancing technology-enabled mobility

Yesterday was a good news day for The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) and the Volunteer State. In an announcement Thursday from the National Science Foundation (NSF), a team led by UTK was one of 44 organizations that received up to $1 million each in the first-ever “NSF Regional Innovation Engines Development Awards” program. It was the only awardee in Tennessee and received the full funding for an effort in advanced mobility.

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