UTRF Cosponsors Knoxville Scipreneur Challenge to Advance STEM Entrepreneurship

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is involved in an exciting new endeavor to support entrepreneurship in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), along with the commercialization of intellectual property in the Knoxville region. In partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, UTRF is cosponsoring the Knoxville Scipreneur Challenge,… Read More

Applications Open for 2019 NSF I-Corps Fall Regional at UT

Intensive three-week customer discovery program enters its third year at UT. Applications are open through September 29 for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) fall 2019 regional workshop series. The three-week customer-discovery program will be held October 3, 10 and 17 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Teams of two to four people… Read More

T&T Scientific: From UT’s Lab, to the Kitchen Table and Around the World

Two University of Tennessee graduates are shaking up scientific research and manufacturing at a cellular level – literally. Graham Taylor and Nima Tamaddoni are the founders of T&T Scientific, a company that makes tools and devices to help scientists and researchers more effectively and efficiently develop and utilize nanoparticles, known as liposomes. A liposome is… Read More