Join our team as a UTRF Staff Attorney!

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation is the technology transfer organization for the University of Tennessee. Through offices in Knoxville and Memphis, UTRF manages the commercialization of inventions and discoveries developed across the UT system. UTRF’s technology transfer objective is to identify and protect UT intellectual property that represents potential products and services, and to… Read More

2019 UTRF Innovation Awards Honor Ground-Breaking Achievements in Innovation and Commercialization

Dr. Peter Tsai honored with prestigious Innovator Hall of Fame Award The 2019 University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) Innovation Awards celebrated a banner year in innovation and marketplace success for university-based technologies. The Knoxville awards ceremony, held on December 4, recognized the UT researchers whose innovations better society. 2019 honorees included researchers who patented… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Zachary Ruble and Dr. Daniel Pack

Filtering Out the Noise, In Search of a Signal The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a mainstay of modern life. We use it every day, but most of us have little understanding of how it works – or its vulnerabilities. Yet as technology advances, GPS signal vulnerability is a growing problem: Intentional or inadvertent satellite… Read More