Understanding SBIRs For Researchers And Entrepreneurs

This online course will train and expose entrepreneurs, graduate students, researchers, and faculty members to the SBIR/STTR programs, which provide them the opportunity to get their research to the market place. These programs are designed for high risk research and real emphasis is placed on commercialization. The attendees will learn that each agency runs their… Read More

Tennessee Solar Institute Announces $7.27 Million In Solar Innovation Grants

Tennessee’s rapidly-growing solar industry received another boost today when the Tennessee Solar Institute (TSI) announced $7.27 million in Solar Innovation Grant awards to companies across the volunteer state. Each of the 59 projects to 38 businesses representing each of Tennessee’s nine U.S. congressional districts will build on and enhance the already substantial steps taken to… Read More

UTK researchers receive $150,000 in TTDC grants

March 22, 2011 Contact: Susan Stewart, 865-974-4086 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Three groups of University of Tennessee Knoxville researchers have been awarded a total of $150,000 in Technology Maturation Fund awards from the Tennessee Technology Development Corporation. The awards support promising technologies in moving from the lab to the proof-of-concept or prototype stage to attract additional… Read More