“Research is creating new knowledge.” — Neil Armstrong
- Sense Neuro lands $2.4M military contract
- Awards for health information
- P&G Ventures creates culture of innovation
- Preparing workers for cybersecurity roles
- A better drug delivery system
- Techfest Louisville
- On Our Radar
August 9, 2021
Sense Neuro lands $2.4M military contract
Sense Neuro Diagnostics is being awarded $2.43 million to advance technology to diagnose and monitor traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a field environment. TBI is a signature wound of recent wars, with roughly 420,000 documented incidents of service members sustaining at least one TBI in the last two decades. The U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) Combat Casualty Care Research Program is funding the research.
Awards for health information
P&G Ventures creates culture of innovation
Preparing workers for cybersecurity roles
TechCred, an Ohio-funded program that reimburses companies up to $2,000 per each credentialed worker, allowing employers to retrain current and potential employees in tech-related jobs, is now preparing workers for cybersecurity positions. New employees can take state-paid training online as they learn new skills and receive various certifications to protect companies from cyber threats originating locally and from around the world.
A better drug delivery system
Create enthusiasm for future technology leaders
at TechFest Louisville, Aug. 26-27
TALK will host high school teachers interested in implementing cybersecurity curricula with a session on Teach Cyber. This FREE event at Spalding University, “Why Cybersecurity Matters,” runs both Thursday, Aug. 26 & Friday, Aug. 27 (4PM-7PM). A dinner is included onsite for qualified high school teachers attending. Click here to register and find additional details.
TechGirlz, in partnership with TALK, is offering STEAM professional development for middle school teachers and tech professionals interested in teaching tech coursework to middle school girls. Join Alicia Park, National Outreach Manager at TechGirlz, as she reviews the nonprofit and their TechShopz in a Box program (Thursday, Aug. 26 between 4PM & 5PM). Click here to register and find additional details.
Rad Science Skateboard Build
TALK will also host a Rad Science Skateboard Build in conjunction with Marwood Veneer at the University of Louisville Engineering Garage. This course that takes place over 2 half-days, Aug. 27-28. All participants will build a working skateboard. The 2021 Techfest Louisville Skateboard Build Instructor is Topher Paterno who is a designer, maker, teacher, skater, and presently teaches Tech Ed and Robotics at Gunston Middle School in Arlington,VA. Click here to register and find additional details.
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