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Updated Tuesday, July 10, 2018

U.S. Department of Energy Provides $20 Million for Domestic Advanced Nuclear Technology Projects
July 10, 2018
DOE has selected two companies to receive GAIN technology development vouchers in this second review cycle. The companies selected are Yellowstone Energy (Knoxville, TN) in the amount of $160,000, and ThorCon US (Stevenson, WA) in the amount of $400,000. 

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DOE Launches New Lab Partnering Service
July 10, 2018
Online Access Point Provides Unprecedented Access to National Lab Researchers and Information
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) officially launched the Lab Partnering Service (LPS), an on-line, single access point platform for investors, innovators, and institutions to identify, locate, and obtain information from DOE’s 17 national laboratories. This tool will provide industry with a more efficient way to harness technical expertise and intellectual property housed at DOE’s labs.

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Energy Department Invests $64 Million in 29 States in Advanced Nuclear Technology

June 18, 2018
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced nearly $64 million in awards for advanced nuclear energy technology to DOE national laboratories, industry, and U.S. universities in 29 states. In total, DOE's Office of Nuclear Energy selected 89 projects for funding for nuclear energy research, facility access, and crosscutting technology and infrastructure development. 

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Innovative Leadership with INL's Dr. Rita Baranwal

In 2018, INL's Women in Leadership (WIL) council is focused on the theme "Purposeful leadership: INnovate, INspire, INfluence." Throughout the year, the council will address the three components via videos, symposiums, webinars, feature stories, etc. In the last of three videos, Dr. Rita Baranwal, Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) director, discusses how innovation impacts leadership and the laboratory.

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Titans of Nuclear podcast featuring Rita Baranwal, Director, GAIN Program

Titans of Nuclear is a podcast featuring interviews with experts throughout the field of nuclear energy. Host Bret Kugelmass is a climate change thought leader & champion of nuclear energy. This episode features INL's Rita Baranwal. 

If you have a regulatory question for NRC, please see the GAIN Regulatory Tab to submit your question.  

To view previous posts visit: What's New In GAIN Archive

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Dr. Rita Baranwal, Director
Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN)

PDF Version Third Edition 

This directory was created in partnership between the 
Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN)
and Third Way, with the help of the United States Nuclear
Infrastructure Council (USNIC). 

It offers a sample of companies engaged in the development
of advanced nuclear technologies and should not be 
considered a comprehensive list of this industry. If you
are interested in additional information please go to the
contact tab and leave a message.

If your company is a developer or supplier in the advanced 
nuclear technology area and you want to particpate in the 
directory, please click on this link

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U.S. Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry, at the
Idaho National Lab, Energy Innovation Laboratory
in Idaho Falls on May 9, 2017

"If you really care about this environment that we live in 
-- and I think the vast majority of the people in the country 
and the world do -- then you need to be a supporter of this 
amazingly clean, resilient, safe, reliable source of energy," 
Perry said during a news conference.