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.
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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.
The free app is the first platform to aggregate solely UT news updates, feature stories and videos from UT campuses and institutes into a single news feed.
The UT Research Foundation (UTRF) recognized dozens of University of Tennessee researchers for their discoveries and commercialization efforts made within the last year at the 2016 Innovation Awards Ceremony, held December 2 in Knoxville.
The funding will help connect innovative medical researchers and their technologies to business and entrepreneurial expertise via a partnership with Memphis Bioworks. It will also support collaborative efforts with the UT Research Foundation with the goal of offering novel solutions for regional health challenges, and contribute to job creation and economic development in the region and state.