UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Scott Strome

Executive Dean fosters an entrepreneurial culture in UTHSC’s College of Medicine. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Scott Strome is passionate about entrepreneurship. From providing investigators with unique access to funding opportunities to bringing high-quality jobs to the community, he believes entrepreneurial efforts add considerable value to universities. Scott serves as the Robert… Read More

We’re Hiring – UTRF Technology Manager

  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… Read More

Connecting Research with Industry Partnership Opportunities to Fight a Pandemic

A University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) virologist and University of Tennessee Foundation (UTFI) fundraiser are working hard to further the holistic process of drug discovery in the fight against COVID-19 through innovative research and industry partnerships. Michael Whitt is the associate dean and chair of the Department of Medical Education in the UTHSC… Read More