Thursday, February 17, 2011

TTDC's Stover's US tech innovation award

James Stover, Ph.D., (left) vice president for operations for Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (TTDC), based in Nashville, this week received the U.S. Small Business Administration's Tibbett's Award during an Obama Administration ceremony. Stover is among companies, institutions and individuals recognized for their contributions in advancing the U.S. SBIR/STTR competitive grants-awards programs for small business innovation research and technology transfer. The full release, including statements from Stover, TTDC CEO Leslie Wisner-Lynch and TTDC Chairman Bill Evans, is on the VNC site. The TTDC site explains that prior to joining TTDC, Stover was a life science and technology analyst with Square 1 Bank in San Diego, and a senior research fellow in medicinal chemistry at the Scripps Research Institute. He earned his bachelor's in Biochemistry at the University of Virginia and his Ph.D. in Chemistry at Vanderbilt University. More VentureNashville stories here.

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