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INL announces MOU with Brazilian nuclear institute (access required)

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Idaho National Laboratory has announced it has enhanced its industry partnership with Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares, a Brazilian institute with a focus on energy and nuclear research. The two institutions recently signed a memorandum of understanding around the ...

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McCall Fire & EMS adds telecommunications service (access required)

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McCall Fire & EMS is partnering with a Huntsville, Alabama company to expand the reach of its radio system. According to the company’s website, TangoTango lets users connect smartphones to radio channels without having to buy specialized hardware. Integrating with ...

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J&M Sanitation adds Idaho’s first electric garbage trucks (access required)

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A family-owned Kuna business is pioneering the use of electric-powered refuse vehicles. J&M Sanitation has recently replaced two of its diesel-fueled vehicles for brand-new trucks from BYD. J&M Sanitation was able to capitalize on grant money through Idaho Department of ...

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CSHQA’s Bruno Loza obtains Idaho engineering license

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CSHQA has announced that Bruno Loza, Engineer IV – Electrical, has earned his Idaho state license to practice electrical engineering. He joined the firm in 2016. His experience includes electrical lighting, power design, fault-current analysis, arc-flash analysis, and selective coordination. ...

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Boise State announces cybersecurity program options (access required)

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Five new cybersecurity programs at Boise State University were recently approved by the Idaho State Board of Education, and now, with industry partnerships, the university can move ahead with developing courses. Four of these programs are planned to come online ...

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Businesses, school districts use air purifiers against COVID (access required)

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An air purification system is gaining usage in the greater Treasure Valley area amidst the continuing pandemic and, in some cases, government incentive funding. Global Plasma Solutions has developed a technology that is described as, essentially, rendering pathogens — including ...

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Zach Tudor wins Career Achievement in Government award

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Zach Tudor, who leads Idaho National Laboratory’s national and homeland security research programs, receive the Career Achievement in Government Award at the virtual Black Engineer of the Year Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Conference. The event recognizes exceptional leaders whose ...

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Cryptocurrencies’ presence in Idaho grows with more ATMs (access required)

Virtual cryptocurrency is establishing a physical presence in Idaho, with three ATMs already installed in three cities — Chubbuck, Idaho Falls and Pocatello — and CoinFlip CEO Daniel Polotsky has the Boise area on his radar. A total of 40 ...

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2020 Deal Flow shows flat growth, drop in deal numbers (access required)

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Despite COVID-19, deal flow in Idaho’s startup industry was essentially flat compared with last year, though the number of deals is down by a third. Overall, investment deals were $4.4 billion in 2020, compared with $4.42 billion the previous year, ...

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Startup Central (access required)

While the number of deals in 2020 may have been down, 2021 looks to be a busy one. Here’s a sampling of the mergers, investments, acquisitions and lauds that Idaho’s tech ecosystem has received in just the past couple of ...

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