2018 Innovation Awards

UTRF 2018 Innovation Awards Celebrate UT Researchers

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) celebrated the researchers whose achievements made 2018 a record-breaking year at the annual Innovation Awards ceremonies, held December 4 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and December 5 at The Foundry on the Fair Site in Knoxville. The Innovation Awards recognize the researchers from… Read More

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