Spark Innovation Center

The Spark Innovation Center is a new UT Research Park initiative that helps early stage technology companies thrive in East Tennessee. The Spark Innovation Center gives start up companies access to top quality lab space, business model development and introductions to early stage investors.

Apply with your company details below if you're interested in joining the incubator.

Company Information

NOTE: For open ended questions, you may instead attach an Executive Summary (MAXIMUM OF 3 PAGES) from your business plan. In which case, please enter "See Executive Summary" in the space alloted.
Example: Have licensed a technology from UT or ORNL, sponsoring research at UT or ORNL, one of the principals is from UT or ORNL, etc. —  OR do you have an idea of how you would like to collaborate?
Example: 250 sq/ft

Technology and Intellectual Property:

Business Model

Management Team

List their names, their roles and how much of the company they own. Attach a single file containing a short resume or bio for each team member at the end of this document.
Example: John Doe, CEO, 15% ownership, 10% dedicated to company

Strategic Partners

Benchmarking Information:

This information is used by UTRP to measure the economic impact of the program. All information will be kept strictly confidential and ONLY aggregate information of our total client base will be provided to our funding sources.

Submit Application

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