UTRF Welcomes Gregory Sechrist and KellyRose Fluty

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation recently welcomed two new team members. Gregory Sechrist joined UTRF earlier this month as an associate technology manager, while KellyRose Fluty came onboard in July as a patent coordinator. Originally from South Carolina, Sechrist received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson University and his law degree from… Read More

UTRF Develops Agreement Enabling Rapid, Long-term Collaboration with Moderna to Fight COVID-19

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Tennessee Research Foundation was hard at work facilitating relationships to connect groundbreaking research from University of Tennessee campuses and institutes with industry need. At the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, UTRF entered into a hybrid agreement with Moderna to leverage technology, expertise… Read More

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