IDEA is the secure online portal for innovation disclosures at the University of Tennessee. IDEA enables inventors, approvers, and UTRF staff, to monitor the progress of invention disclosures; submission, management, and approval. It also facilitates the initiation of the commercialization process.
At any time you may log in to idea.tennessee.edu with your UT net ID to submit or manage an innovation disclosure. You can also check on a disclosure’s approval status. If you have questions or comments please refer to the tutorial and manuals provided or contact UTRF.
IDEA Video Tutorial and Manuals
Online Training Session
Online training sessions are available for all UT employees. Please contact UTRF if you would like to schedule a session.