Further Together the ORAU Podcast
Episode 120: How ORAU is helping build a biomedical/biotech economic engine in Middle Tennessee
ORAU's Research and University Partnerships Office offers Innovation Partnership Grants to bring together University Consortium members and ORAU subject matter experts for meaningful collaborations. One of those collaborations involved Vanderbilt University and the funding of a Tennessee University-Business Showcase focused on building a biomedical/biotech economic engine in Middle Tennessee and beyond. In this episode, host Michael Holtz talks to Brenda Blunt, ORAU senior director of health policy; Scott Massey, president and CEO of Global Action Platform at the Massey School of Business at Belmont University; and Charleson Bell, director of entrepreneurship and and biomedical innovation at the Vanderbilt Center for Innovation and Design. The conversation focuses on everything from the importance of investing in innovations, transforming Middle Tennessee' workforce and so much more.