Advancing Manufacturing

The University of Tennessee was founded in 1794, right in the heart of the industrial revolution. Now, as UT celebrates its 225th birthday, the world is again experiencing a massive change in the way goods are produced—and this time the university is on the cutting edge. Advanced manufacturing, additive manufacturing, and advanced materials are often—incorrectly—used interchangeably, although they do all … Read More

UT Medical Center, OrthoTennessee and University Orthopedic Surgeons Apply to Open Orthopedic Surgery Center at UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm

The University of Tennessee Medical Center and OrthoTennessee, including University Orthopedic Surgeons, are teaming up to open a freestanding orthopedic ambulatory surgery center in Knoxville at UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm. The organizations recently submitted an application to the Health Services Development Agency (HSDA) of the Tennessee Department of Health for a Certificate of Need to create the surgery … Read More

Legacy Parks Partnering with UT Research Park

Two people walk their dog on the Cherokee Farm grounds on the paved trail

Legacy Parks Foundation and the University of Tennessee Research Park at Cherokee Farm announced a unique partnership to develop a concept plan that will make the research park an even more attractive site for innovative businesses to locate as well as enhance the park for the entire public to enjoy. The concept plan will respond to the increasing demand for … Read More

AUBO Robotics opens research facility at Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus

Jose Bonilla uses a touch screen to control a bright orange robotic arm

AUBO Robotics, which develops lightweight robots for industrial use, has opened a research and development facility at Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus in Knoxville. The collaboration between the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory and immediate availability of a state-of-the-art facility for high-end, collaborative research were factors in AUBO Robotics’ decision to select Cherokee Farm.

CEC, UT partnership benefits Zoo Knoxville

Zoo Knoxville plans a water systems upgrade for its elephant exhibit, and a partnership between Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus tenant CEC Inc. and students at the University of Tennessee Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering has started ideas flowing.