UTRF’s Commercialization Analyst Program Offers New Opportunities, Insight into Commercialization Process

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation’s Commercialization Analyst Program offers UT law students, graduate students and post-doctoral researchers an inside look at the commercialization process for UT inventions. Last year, the program went virtual due to COVID-19, but earlier this summer, UTRF was thrilled to welcome three new interns back to the Multi-Campus Office in… Read More

UTRF Sponsors Three UT Senior Design Projects for 2020-2021 School Year

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation was a proud sponsor of three UT Senior Design projects from the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering for the 2020-2021 school year. UT Senior Design is a two-semester course that allows MABE students to apply their knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems brought forth by a… Read More

UTRF Startup Uses Audio Analytics to Predict Future Gastrointestinal Impairment

Gastrointestinal impairment (GII) is acute paralysis of the GI tract beginning two to seven days after major abdominal surgery. Around 25 percent of patients develop GII due to postoperative ileus (POI), a small bowel blockage or another postoperative complication. GII puts patients at risk and leads to readmission rates exceeding 20 percent following surgery. One… Read More