UTRF Joins SEC Collaboration to Match Entrepreneurial Talent with University Startups

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is joining technology transfer offices across all 14 SEC schools to address a common challenge: building strong startup management teams that attract the eye of early-stage investors. Together the universities are launching the Southeast Executives-on-Roster (XOR) platform, which matches experienced entrepreneurial talent with university-affiliated startups in need of… Read More

2019 UTRF Maturation Grant Funding Program – Call for Submissions

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is announcing a call for submissions for the eleventh annual UTRF Maturation Funding program. Proposals are due into your Campus Research Office by 5:00 p.m., October 19, 2018. The program helps UT researchers further develop technologies that have the potential for commercial success. Up to $15,000 in direct costs will… Read More

UT Research Foundation Announces Maturation Fund Recipients for 2018

KNOXVILLE/MEMPHIS– Improved poultry feeders, treatments for ophthalmic and renal diseases, human and veterinary diagnostic tests, and a novel treatment for canine infections are among the recipients of this year’s maturation funding from the University of Tennessee Research Foundation. Technologies invented at the University of Tennessee, like the majority of university discoveries, typically require additional development… Read More