The University of Tennessee ranks among the top 100 universities in the world granted U.S. utility patents in 2014, according to a new report released by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.
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A Knoxville-based non-profit organization has signed license agreements with the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) to use a portable x-ray imaging device and an associated medical image–generating software. This technology will provide better access to affordable diagnostic imaging in developing nations. “We are excited to see this technology developed at the University of Tennessee … Continued
Spark! brings together entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts and economic development leaders to explore partnering opportunities. These conferences allow potential licensees to meet inventors and learn about some of UT’s and ORNL’s most promising technologies and capabilities.
Welch Allyn, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Hubble Telemedical, Inc., a privately held health care company founded by UT Health Science Center researcher Edward Chaum and ORNL researcher Kenneth Tobin, who developed a way to provide remote diabetic retinopathy screening and analysis in primary care doctors’ offices and other convenient settings.
Detection of Autism Spectrum Disorder, insect-resistant crops, the ability to pinpoint radiation sources in real time, and improved treatment of age-related macular degeneration are among the recipients of this year’s maturation funding from the University of Tennessee Research Foundation. Technologies invented at the University of Tennessee, like the majority of university discoveries, typically require additional development to attract commercial interest. UTRF awards grants each year through its annual maturation funding program to help researchers advance new technologies on the path to market.