Nevada Designated as a Regional Tech Hub Thanks to Biden-Harris Administration
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2023
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NEW: NEVADA DESIGNATED AS A REGIONAL TECH HUB THANKS TO BIDEN-HARRIS ADMINISTRATION
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, the Biden-Harris Administration announced that Nevada — along with 31 other sites nationally — will become a national Innovation and Technology Hub through the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. The Nevada Lithium Batteries and Other EV Material Loop, led by the University of Nevada, Reno, will invest in Nevada’s lithium — a critical component for rechargeable batteries — extraction, processing, manufacturing and recycling.
“There’s no doubt about it: President Biden is doubling down on his commitment to Nevada workers and the Nevada economy with the Biden Administration’s tech hub at the University of Nevada, Reno,” said Mayra Macías, Executive Director of Building Back Together. “The Nevada Lithium Batteries and Other EV Material Loop is a major investment in the technology and manufacturing we need to grow our nation’s economy for decades to come.”
Read more about the Biden Administration’s Nevada Lithium Batteries and Other EV Material Loop Tech Hub:
Reno Gazette Journal: Northern Nevada’s ‘lithium loop’ added to list of 31 regional tech hubs
Northern Nevada’s burgeoning lithium and battery materials sector received a jolt Monday after being designated as a regional tech hub by the Biden administration.
President Joe Biden named the “Nevada Lithium Batteries and Other EV Material Loop” as one of 31 federally recognized regional tech hubs across the nation. The loop, which includes the greater Reno area and the surrounding region, will be able to qualify for grants to further develop the sector.
The tech hub program is part of efforts by the Biden administration to drive investment in areas outside of major metropolitan hubs…