Infant Pericardiocentesis Trainer: UTHSC Researchers and Practitioners Collaborate to Develop Life-Saving Technology

A new healthcare invention from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) in Memphis is a true testament to scientific collaboration and the power of the University of Tennessee ecosystem. In April 2019, a team of researchers and practitioners debuted an Infant Pericardiocentesis Trainer at the… Read More

Endeavors in Advanced Composites: UT Startup Recycles Fibers for Nonwoven Mats

Endeavor Composites is based in East Tennessee, but the startup’s name originates from something a little more out of this world: the Space Shuttle Endeavour. “The name kept chasing me,” explained Founder and Chief Executive Officer Hicham Ghossein, PhD. After touring the processing bay where Endeavour was housed as a student in 2011 and then… Read More

A Decade in Review: UTRF from 2010 to 2020

The innovation landscape is constantly evolving with new products, services, and companies entering the market each year. Looking back over the past decade, we’re presented with a long list of accomplishments in commercialization because the faculty, staff, and students at the University of Tennessee continue to develop new intellectual property that shapes the future of… Read More