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Checking in with our Innovators: Ian Hamilton

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Ian Hamilton, who participated in the 2016 Bootcamp, is now participating in the Chain Reaction Innovations program at Argonne National Lab. The program is modeled after Cyclotron Road at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, a 2016 Bootcamp supporter. It aims to bring business-minded scientists into contact with lab experts in order to push their science and their companies closer to market. Ian's company bridges recycling and energy generation to create power from nuclear waste. He told us "Bootcamp significantly contributed [to] getting into the CRI program here at Argonne." This was a result of the networking he was able to do during Bootcamp, but also because "the knowledge [Ian] learned while at Bootcamp helped [him] answer some of the tougher questions from the judges" during the last few rounds of interviews. We know…
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Sponsorships

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We are delighted that this year we already have sponsorship commitments from Bechtel, NuScale Power, Terrestrial Energy, and a number of personal donors who are committed to supporting this event.
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Organizing Team

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Many minds bringing the bootcamp to you: this year our organizing team at Berkeley is joined by MIT, TAMU, VCU, and UW-Madison—more expertise from more regions of the U.S. coming together for the same mission.
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Announcing the 2017 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp

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Hello! Building on the resounding success of the first Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp: Nuclear Upended held in 2016, we are pleased to announce that we're doing it again! The second bootcamp, Tomorrow Today, will be hosted at UC Berkeley from July 16-29, 2017. The Bootcamp will train the next generation of students and professionals in developing and executing ideas for nuclear energy that work in the world--providing them the tools to make a real impact as innovators and entrepreneurs. This brief includes ways to get involved as well as what's new. What's the same: - 25 students from around the world will learn from experts inside and outside the classroom for two weeks while executing team design projects. - Mentors: a fleet of mentors will be available as a resource for…
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