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

Protecting Innovations in the New World of AI and Machine Learning

Virtual assistants like Alexa and Siri can answer questions, manage calendars, and translate languages. Self-driving cars accelerate, brake, and steer, and someday soon will operate without human intervention. Smart medical devices track vital signs and notify doctors of oncoming medical problems. Banks detect unusual purchases and automatically activate anti-fraud measures. Each of these previously impossible… Read More