Six finalists, including UT students and faculty, have earned a spot to compete for up to a $25,000 cash prize in the 2016 Tennessee Venture Challenge grand finale from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at The Foundry.
UT Research Foundation News
The UT Research Foundation recognized eighty-eight UT researchers for their discoveries and commercialization efforts made within the last two years during the 2016 Innovation Award Ceremony on January 12.
A lifetime of innovation in areas related to computing and processing has led to UT’s Doug Birdwell, a professor emeritus of electrical engineering and computer science, being named as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
The UT Research Foundation announced on Tuesday the creation of a new secure, online portal for invention disclosures at the university. The Invention Disclosure Enterprise Application is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week and is compatible with most operating systems and devices.
UT students, faculty, and staff, along with members of the local community, will once again have the opportunity to pitch their business ideas in the Vol Court Pitch Competition for a chance to win free office space in the UT Research Foundation Business Incubator and help with getting started through legal and accounting services.
Join UTRF for a ninety-minute seminar called “Patent Essentials” on March 27 in Min H. Kao Building Room 622 to dive into some important questions about intellectual property and how you and the university can benefit from commercialization efforts.
President Obama’s announcement Friday that the UT Knoxville will lead the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI, a $259 million public-private partnership, received ample media coverage locally and nationwide. Business journals in cities such as Boston, Chicago, and Atlanta featured stories on the institute which reflects a $70 million commitment from the US
On January 9, President Barack Obama announced that UT will lead the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI, a $259 million public-private partnership. The Institute reflects a $70 million commitment from the US Department of Energy (DOE) and $189 million from IACMI’s partners. Supported by the Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, IACMI joins four other institutes backed by the Obama administration in a recent push to accelerate advanced manufacturing.
WATE-TV‘s Lori Tucker talked with Jayne Wu, associate professor of computer science and electrical engineering in the College of Engineering, and Shigetoshi Eda, associate professor in the Institute of Agriculture Center for Wildlife Health within the Department of Forestry, about their development of an innovative disease detection technology. The technology is closer to mass production.
An innovative disease detection technology developed by UT and UT Institute of Agriculture researchers is on its way to the marketplace.