McCallum Joins UT Research Park as Vice President

Rickey McCallum joined the UT Research Park as vice president on July 1. McCallum draws on his prior experience with the UT Foundation to help the park fulfill its mission to serve as a gateway for collaboration between the university and the private sector.

Tom Rogers outlines vision, ideas for the UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm

“We are in the business of making curated collisions occur,” Rogers explains. Those clearly lead to success on both aspects of his vision for the park – serving as a gateway for collaborations between the private sector and UT and making sure that “this incredible piece of property meets its full potential as a community asset.”

University of Tennessee Research Park at Cherokee Farm unveils new name, logo

The University of Tennessee Research Park at Cherokee Farm has unveiled a new name and logo that encompasses both the innovative capabilities at the campus and maintains its roots. “Our new name emphasizes the cutting-edge and diverse research that occurs here,” said Cliff Hawks, president and CEO of Cherokee Farm Development Corporation. “It also maintains a connection to our roots … Read More

AUBO Robotics opens research facility at Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus

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.