UTRF President to Address the Kiwanis Club of Knoxville

Stacey Patterson Ph.D., President of the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), will speak at the Kiwanis Club of Knoxville’s luncheon at The Foundry on April 5th, 2018, starting at noon. She will provide an overview of UTRF initiatives and its mission to promote the commercialization of University of Tennessee (UT) technologies, contribute to state… Read More

University of Tennessee Joins NSF Innovation Corps Program

The University of Tennessee (UT) is expanding its reputation as a center for innovation and technology commercialization by taking part in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program. The University joins the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham as a member of… Read More

UTRF Technology “Floodlight Genomics” Wins Bredesen Center Spring Pitch Competition

  Spring 2017:  The five Ph.D. students from the Bredesen Center’s Energy Science and Engineering (ESE) 530 Business Model Canvas course recently participated in a pitch competition. The event served as the final project/presentation for the semester-long course which explores the launching of a science startup company. UTRF Assistant Vice President of Licensing, Dr. Maha Krishnamurthy, served as a judge for… Read More