Where Are They Now: 2014 TVC Winner Update

QuickSod, Inc. When QuickSod, Inc., won the $30,000 grand prize during UT Research Foundation’s TN Venture Challenge in 2014, the company’s team lead, Dr. John Sorochan, was overwhelmed at the support shown to new business ventures within East Tennessee. “Winning the Venture Challenge was a tremendous honor,” he said. “It’s amazing to see the support… Read More

Meet the 2016 Tennessee Venture Challenge Teams

UT Innovation and Entrepreneurism on Display: Meet the teams participating in the 2016 Tennessee Venture Challenge (TVC) hosted by the University of Tennessee Research Foundation. TVC is a business plan competition for the University of Tennessee community, where University-affiliated startup companies pitch their business model to a panel of seasoned investors. One of these teams will… Read More

Memphis: 2016 UTRF Innovation Award Ceremony Honors UTHSC Researchers

  MEMPHIS – The UT Research Foundation (UTRF) recognized 28 University of Tennessee Health Science Center researchers for recent discoveries and commercialization successes at the 2016 Innovation Award Ceremony, held on February 3rd at the UTHSC Student Alumni Center. Speakers included UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, M.D., UTHSC Vice Chancellor for Research, Steven R. Goodman,… Read More