Advanced Technology Assets
The Knoxville-Oak Ridge region is rich in technology resources, from the unsurpassed human capital with thousands of Ph.Ds in the region, to the vast technology infrastructure found at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and at the University of Tennessee, the state’s research university located in Knoxville..
Some of the fastest computers in the world are the latest additions to East Tennessee’s long list of world-class resources that drive today’s exciting business sectors: energy, high-performance computing, neutron science, advanced materials, biological systems, and national security.
Since the early days of the Manhattan Project in the 1940s, some of the smartest people in the world have convened in East Tennessee to tackle our world’s most challenging problems. In the process, innovations reign supreme. and the business climate thrives as hundreds of start-up companies transfer new ideas into commercial ventures.
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10215 Technology Drive, Suite 202
Knoxville, TN 37932