DOE Names New Director to Lead Entrepreneurship Program at Argonne Lab

John Carlisle has been named the director of Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI), one of three DOE Lab- Embedded Entrepreneurship Programs aimed at accelerating job creation through innovation., Based at the U.S. Department of Energy, Argonne National Laboratory is sponsored by the Advanced Manufacturing Office.

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