SNS FiRe Conference Names Transatomic Power A 2015 Firestarter Company

Strategic News Service (SNS) has selected Transatomic Power Corp. as a 2015 FiReStarter company to be featured at the 13th annual Future in Review (FiRe) conference. FiRe 2015 will take place October 6-9, 2015, at the Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City, Utah.

Described by The Economist as “the best technology conference in the world,” FiRe features global thought leaders in technology and the global economy, including Elon Musk, Craig Venter, Michael Dell, Vint Cerf, Leroy Hood, Patti Grace Smith, Mark Hurd, Paul Jacobs, and many others. FiReStarters are selected based on the strength of their innovations and their potential to bring positive change to the world, and are showcased at an exclusive investor reception at the FiRe conference, in panels throughout the event, and with ongoing relationships introduced and supported by SNS.

transatomicpowerTransatomic Power Corp., headquartered in Kendall Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is commercializing an innovative molten salt reactor that safely consumes nuclear waste, using it to produce affordable, carbon-free electricity to meet the world’s energy needs. The technical advisory board of Transatomic Power includes leading nuclear scientists and engineers with leadership experience from MIT, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Westinghouse.

“We’re nuclear engineers with a new approach for electricity generation. We started Transatomic because we believe it’s possible to power the world while helping it thrive,” said Leslie Dewan, Co-Founder and CEO of Transatomic Power Corp. “We’re thrilled to be named a FiReStarter company and honored to have our technology selected for this prestigious event.”

“There is a planetary demand for carbon-free energy sources today, and a concomitant opportunity for safer designs in nuclear energy production. For these reasons, we are delighted to have Transatomic Power with us as a 2015 FiReStarter company,” said Mark Anderson, FiRe Chair and CEO of the Strategic News Service.

fire-logoFuture in Review is a gathering of world-class thought leaders, convened each year with the goal of providing the most accurate look forward in technology. FiRe is a world leader in exploring how technology drives the world economy and in using technology to solve major social challenges. These goals have been consistently achieved through FiRe’s collaboration across technology-driven industries and through active support from the global FiRe community.

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