First Tissue Processing Facility in Nevada Opens
Origin Biologics, the first-of-its-kind tissue processing facility in Nevada opened last month. A partnered venture between Nevada Donor Network and Australian Biotechnologies, Origin Biologics honors tissue donors while also providing tissue processing expertise in one place. The facility is 22,000 square feet, located less than a mile from McCarran International Airport and increases access to life-saving tissue donation to Nevadans.
NDOT Seeks Comment on Reno-Sparks Spaghetti Bowl
The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) and Federal Highway Administration are seeking public comment on the draft Environmental Impact Statement for future improvements to the Reno-Sparks Spaghetti Bowl and metro interstates. Public meetings and extensive technical evaluations has been compiled into the draft statement for public review and the document recommends interstate improvements to enhance traffic safety and mobility. The final public hearing on this project will be held on December 12.
Reno-Based Filament Launches Technology Platform for Automotive Industry
Filament, which provides comprehensive enterprise blockchain solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) has launched Blocklet for Trusted Vehicle Applications (TVA). The hardware combines Filament technology, cellular connectivity, environmental sensing and access to vehicle diagnostics. Blocklet TVA allows automotive, freight and transportation companies to create large-scale connected-vehicle services and smart contract applications.
Henderson Annual Economic Development Award Winners Announced
At the 19th annual Economic Development and Small Business Awards last month, the City of Henderson announced award winners in economic development. Amongst those honored were Juliet Companies’ Henderson Interchange Center for Economic Development Project of the Year, ProCaps Laboratories in the category of Expansion Project of the Year and Clark County Credit Union for Redevelopment Project of the Year. This annual event is presented by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, the Henderson Development Association and the City of Henderson Economic Development Department.