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

Notice of Internal Competition for Tennessee NEXT Conference Presentations

The Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (TTDC), an organization whose mission is to increase the formation and expansion of science and technology businesses in Tennessee, is hosting the 2011 Tennessee NEXT Conference May 5 – 6 in Nashville (the conference was previously known as the Tennessee Innovation Conference and Venture Showcase). On May 6 from 10:15… Read More

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