Five more years | Volkswagen and UTK extend partnership

The announcement continues the important partnership to develop technologies to make vehicles that are lighter, batteries that last longer, and materials that are more sustainable. At an event Thursday afternoon on campus, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK), and Volkswagen Group of America announced the signing of a new five-year Master Research Agreement, reinforcing a longstanding and productive innovation partnership. … Read More

UT Research Park Future Tenant, EDP Biotech, Merges With New Day Diagnostics

The new entity will retain the New Day Diagnostics name, and both companies’ teams will unite under a unified leadership structure headquartered in Knoxville. New Day Diagnostics will be a tenant in the new Innovation South Building currently going up at the UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm. Knoxville-based EDP Biotech Corporation and New Day Diagnostics LLC, located in Boca Raton, FL, have … Read More

VW, UTK expand three-year-old partnership

The plans call for more than 10 new joint research projects through 2025, more Ph.D. fellowship and internship positions at Volkswagen, dedicated guest lectures with Volkswagen senior experts, and additional student engagement programs starting in October. More exciting news on the mobility front. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) and Volkswagen Group of America Inc. have announced plans to accelerate … Read More

Knoxville Orthopaedic Surgery Center Recognized As One Of Country’s Best

The Leapfrog Group, described as a national watchdog organization of employers and other purchasers focused on health care safety and quality, announced this week the 2022 recipients of its annual “Top Hospital Award” and “Top Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Award.” The latter recognition went to 12 centers around the country including the Knoxville Orthopaedic Surgery Center. More information on the … Read More

UTRP Park Tenant, RegScale, presented during KTech PULSE Technology Summit

Nine individuals representing a variety of technology companies in the region provided updates at the start of Thursday afternoon’s annual “KTech PULSE Technology Summit” hosted by the roughly three-year old Knoxville Technology Council. Held in the auditorium of Jewelry TV (JTV) in West Knoxville, the presenters represented everything from one of the area’s fastest growing companies (RDI Technologies Inc.) to those helping address … Read More

 8 out of 37 companies that received SBIR and STTR Matching Funds are Spark and UT Research Park Affiliated

Thirty-seven companies have received funding thus far this year under the State of Tennessee’s matching program for recipients of federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) awards. In an announcement yesterday, Launch Tennessee, which administers the program, said that 15 East Tennessee-based companies, 16 from Middle Tennessee, and six who call West Tennessee home received … Read More

RegScale completes a $20 million Series A round led by SYN Ventures

By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA Just a few days after announcing a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the U.S. Air Force’s AFWERX program (see Friday’s article here), RegScale made an even bigger announcement yesterday – more than 20x in terms of dollar value. The leading continuous compliance automation software company with headquarters in Tysons Corner, VA and its research and … Read More

RegScale Announces $20 Million Series A Funding Round

“At RegScale we believe that maintaining compliance as a business should be affordable, transparent, and easy” TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 2, 2022 – RegScale, a leading continuous compliance automation software company with headquarters in Tysons Corner, VA and research and development in Knoxville, TN, today announced the completion of a $20 million Series A funding round. This funding round was … Read More