UT Research Foundation

UT Research Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals

From developing a strapless CPAP device for sleep apnea to using bioluminescent zebrafish as a tool for drug screening, the University of Tennessee Research Foundation’s Maturation Funding program has helped researchers develop technologies with potential for commercial use.


Jayne Wu and Shigetoshi Eda Photo by Adam Brimer

UT Professors License Innovative Point-of-Care Diagnostic Device

Most diagnostic devices on the market today are expensive and can take hours or even several days to provide results. Since 2009, Jayne Wu and Shigetoshi Eda have been collaborating to develop a low-cost device that is easy to use, portable, and can detect infectious diseases and pathogens in a matter of minutes.