UTRF Cosponsors Knoxville Scipreneur Challenge to Advance STEM Entrepreneurship

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is involved in an exciting new endeavor to support entrepreneurship in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), along with the commercialization of intellectual property in the Knoxville region. In partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, UTRF is cosponsoring the Knoxville Scipreneur Challenge,… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Stephen Kania

 On the frontlines to protect our furry friends. The endless battle to stay one step ahead of drug-resistant bacteria isn’t limited to humans; our four-legged friends are in the fight as well. Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, the bacteria behind staph infections, is the most common opportunistic pathogen in dogs. Dogs with underlying health problems, such as persistent… Read More

Join our team as a UTRF Licensing Assistant!

UTRF Licensing Assistant Description The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is a not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to encourage innovation, enhance research, and facilitate economic development by commercializing intellectual property created within the University of Tennessee System. Working under the day-to-day supervision of the UTRF Vice President of the Knoxville office and in collaboration… Read More