The University of Tennessee Research Foundation, the not-for-profit organization responsible for commercializing technology created by UT faculty, welcomes new leadership. Dick Gourley, former dean of the College of Pharmacy at the UT Health Science Center, is interim president of the foundation. David Washburn, assistant technology transfer director at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will be
The search committee for the Vice President of the Multidisciplinary Office of the University of Tennessee Research Foundation invites you to attend seminar presentations by the final four candidates Monday through Wednesday, July 18-20.
Add another victory to the list. In six months, How’s the Living Inc., a business founded by Aeron Glover, an engineering major, and Kaliv Parker, a business major, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has won three major competitions. In the latest competition, the Tennessee Technology Development Corporation has granted Glover and Parker a $10,000
The UT Research Foundation and AgResearch at the UT Institute for Agriculture have selected five researchers/research teams from UT Knoxville and the UT Institute of Agriculture to receive technology development grants for 2011.
KNOXVILLE – Two University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students are the winners of $25,000 and on their way to launching the nation’s next big business. mtvU revealed today that Aeron Glover, an engineering major, and Kaliv Parker, a business major, won the 2010 Movers & Changers competition, a national business pitch competition sponsored by mtvU and
A technology based on an invention developed at UT was selected by the 2010 Better World Report as one of the top examples from across the globe of the positive impact of academic innovations on quality of life. UT was one of 14 academic institutions selected from a field of more than 100 submissions.
Do you have a seed of an idea but need help getting it to grow? UT Knoxville is once again providing students, faculty and friends the opportunity to learn from entrepreneurs and business experts from across the state on how to start a business and win a prize to kickstart its growth. “Vol Court” is
Several University of Tennessee researchers will be connecting with potential investors and entrepreneurs at the Tennessee Innovation Conference and Venture Showcase, sponsored by the Tennessee Technology Development Corporation (TTDC), May 10 – 11 in Nashville. The event aims to serve as a catalyst for transformational economic development impact by facilitating dialogue between scientists and venture
Eight teams of budding entrepreneurs will square-off in the last session of “Vol Court” at 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, April 13 at the Stokely Management Center, seventh floor. The team with the best business ideas will receive a prize package worth more than $20,000. Vol Court is a series of nine free how-to seminars led by
Faculty, staff and students who have dreamed of starting their own businesses are invited to attend Vol Court 2010, a series of free how-to seminars led by experts from across the state. The one-hour seminars will be held on Tuesdays, beginning on Feb. 9. Some of the sessions will be held at the University of