Leaders from the NNSA, Congressional representatives and local elected officials gathered at LLNL on August 10 to celebrate an expansion to the Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC). The Lab hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new office building (Bldg. 642) and a conference annex (Bldg. 643), which will provide modern office and meeting space for LLNL researchers in predictive biology, materials and manufacturing, the Lab’s Innovation & Partnerships Office and High Performance Computing Innovation Center. The interconnected buildings are the latest additions to the 110-acre LVOC, a joint initiative of the NNSA, LLNL and Sandia National Laboratories, developed as an open and unclassified innovation hub for stimulating collaborative projects with external partners in government, industry and academia. Read more at LLNL News.