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

Peroxygen Systems, Inc. Secures Licensing Agreement with UTRF

Knoxville start-up Peroxygen Systems Inc., winner of the 2016 “Tennessee Venture Challenge,” has entered into a licensing agreement with the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) to commercialize the onsite hydrogen peroxide production process. Since winning the April TVC competition, the start-up has pilot-tested a medium-size prototype that produced a 50 percent savings over the… Read More