UTRF awards $15,000 maturation grants to eight research teams

UTRF NewThe University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) has awarded $15,000 maturation grants to eight faculty research teams. The grants are designed to help the researchers further develop their technology and answer important commercialization questions.

“Every year, UTRF looks forward to awarding maturation grants to University of Tennessee researchers from across the state so they can further advance new technologies and bring those innovations closer to the commercial marketplace,” said Stacey Patterson, UTRF President and UT Vice President of Research, Outreach, and Economic Development. “This year’s eight awards represent the many ways in which the University of Tennessee research enterprise can improve the quality of our lives and create economic opportunity.”

Click here to see the list of the recipients.

Stay connected with us on Twitter and LinkedIn. Article ideas and other suggestions should be sent to Include the name and contact information (phone and email) for follow-up.