UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Matthew Layne

Local partnership results in creation of new solar charging technology for robotic mowers. One University of Tennessee, Knoxville, staff member sought to solve a problem at work and ended up co-inventing a technology with a local solar company that may unlock new possibilities for the future of electrification. Matthew Layne, co-inventor of a patent-pending, solar-powered… Read More

Discover 2020: UTRF Annual Report

UTRF is delighted to share Discover 2020, which celebrates our innovators and UTRF’s impact on innovation, new venture formation, and corporate engagement for the University of Tennessee. Download accessible PDF.   View past annual reports.  … Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Jonathan Wall

A “team effort” for discovering how to diagnose and treat amyloidosis, a rare protein-folding disorder. Amyloidosis is a rare disorder that occurs when an abnormal amyloid protein deposits in organs and tissues, interfering with their ability to function normally. There are approximately 30 different types of amyloidosis, and the disease can either be systemic or… Read More