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UTRF moves innovations to the marketplace.

UTRF provides assistance & resources to the research activities of faculty, staff and students of the UT System campuses and institutes by:

  • Protecting, managing and commercializing UT innovations.
  • Supporting UT research.
  • Promoting an entrepreneurial culture.
  • Contributing to regional economic development.
  • Where Opportunity and Discovery Connect

    Invention Disclosures

    IDEA is the secure online portal for invention disclosures at the University of Tennessee.

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    For Innovators

    The commercialization process starts with innovators working across the University of Tennessee.

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    For Industry

    UTRF Tech Transfer serves as a bridge between researchers, industry, entrepreneurs, and investors.

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    UTRF News

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