News ItemENTREPRENEUR EXPLORATION

Nov 1, 2016 –

Sandia Participates in Rise of the Rest
– On October 6, Sandia convened a roundtable luncheon at Bow & Arrow Brewing Company with Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and chairman and CEO of Revolution, an investment fund. The purpose of the luncheon was to introduce Steve to Sandia entrepreneurs. Sandians Melissa Finley, Jeff Nelson, and Susan Rempe talked about their technologies developed at the Labs. Former Sandian Murat Okandan, Founder of mPower Technology, shared his start-up company experiences. Also in attendance were Dave Meurer, President and CEO of Armed Response Team, and Mike Pelock, General Manager of MCAD Technologies, a company located in the SS&TP. U.S. Senator Tom Udall attended the event and provided remarks as well.


Innovate New Mexico Technology Showcase
– This collaborative event was held on October 11 at the Sandia Golf Club to highlight research and technology opportunities, start-up companies, and economic development resources from the leading research institutions in the state of New Mexico. Several technology presentations were made including Sandians Jeff Nelson on Next-Generation Energy via Advanced Membrane Technologies and Laura Biedermann on Low-Energy, Chlorine-Tolerant Desalination Membranes. Former Sandian Murat Okandan, Founder of mPower Technology, participated on a panel with other start-up companies.