2021 UTRF Technology Maturation Grant – Call for Submissions

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is announcing a call for submissions for its 13th annual maturation program. The UTRF Technology Maturation Grant aims to assist innovators in advancing new technologies on the path to market by awarding up to $15,000 in direct costs to the highest ranking proposals. The program is open to… Read More

Healthcare Apps Provide High-Quality, Patient-Centric Care During COVID-19

COVID-19 is dramatically altering today’s healthcare environment. With many hospitals at risk of being overburdened and outpatient facilities encouraging social distancing measures, healthcare providers face an unprecedented crisis: How can they continue to serve their patient populations effectively without putting themselves or their patients at risk? Two new healthcare apps created by University of Tennessee,… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Thereasa Abrams

Improving outcomes for burn patients and the standing of social workers on burn center teams. An estimated 486,000 burn injuries require medical treatment every year – 40,000 of which require hospitalization, according to the American Burn Association. Around 30,000 of these hospitalizations are treated by medical professionals with specialized burn care training at any of… Read More