UTRF Joins SEC Collaboration to Match Entrepreneurial Talent with University Startups

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is joining technology transfer offices across all 14 SEC schools to address a common challenge: building strong startup management teams that attract the eye of early-stage investors. Together the universities are launching the Southeast Executives-on-Roster (XOR) platform, which matches experienced entrepreneurial talent with university-affiliated startups in need of… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Ramesh Narayanan

Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine and Director of the Center for Cancer Drug Discovery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). His primary research interests include small molecule drug discovery, translational oncology research, and the fundamental mechanisms of action for diseases, therapeutic targets, and new chemical entities.… Read More

Join Us for UTRF Business Incubator Open House

Trying to decide if the Incubator is the right nursery for your startup or technology? Come check it out in person! On September 27, the Incubator will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m., where you can tour the facility, hear from former and current tenants, and learn more about the opportunities the… Read More