Genera Energy Launches Innovation Venture Fund

Genera Energy, a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary of the University of Tennessee Research Foundation, will soon begin recruiting investment in the first of two or more venture-innovation funds targeting companies in bio-energy sectors. An specimen offering document provided VNC by Genera makes clear the company aims to beat unnamed, but better capitalized competitors to market… Read More

Ceres, SG Biofuels, Genera Energy Win Feedstock Development Awards

In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced that Ceres, SG Biofuels, and Genera Energy won Feedstock Development of the Year awards, among this year’s roster of Biofuels Digest Award winners. Ceres is recognized as Feedstock research project of the year (new feedstock or traits) for its development of seawater-tolerant energy grasses. SG Biofuels is recognized as Feedstock… Read More

UT Faculty Receive Funds From UT Research Foundation To Drive Further Development Of Technologies

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) has selected nine researchers or research teams to receive technology development grants for 2011. Grant funds will allow researchers to further develop or “mature” their technologies so that they are better positioned for licensing and commercialization. Researchers were invited to propose work on inventions and discoveries that had… Read More