UTRF Fast Tracks Licensing Process for Non-Traditional Technologies

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is making it easier to license software, copyright, and research tools. UTRF’s Express Licensing program, called E-Licensing, streamlines the licensing process, saving time and advancing the reach of innovations developed at the University of Tennessee (UT). Traditional licensing is a good fit for early-stage technologies that have a… Read More

UTRF Promotes Commercialization of Chemical Application System that Maximizes Planting Efficiency, Minimizes Costs

John Wilkerson, Ph.D., Professor of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA), has developed a chemical application system that is gaining traction in the agricultural industry. Following the execution of a licensing agreement with University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), CapstanAG Systems Inc., an agricultural equipment manufacturer, developed… Read More

UTRF Executes Licensing Agreement with CytoSen

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) has entered into a licensing agreement with CytoSen Therapeutics, Inc. for commercial rights to use the K-562 cell lines to produce an innovative natural killer (NK) cell therapy that harnesses the power of a person’s own immune cells to help fight cancer. Unlike other cell therapies, this approach has the potential to be used as a treatment component for many types of cancer.… Read More