Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus is a research and development park that gives businesses access to the most powerful tools available in materials science and high-performance computing, along with the internationally renowned researchers at the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Parcels are available for immediate development, and build-to-suit space is available in the Innovation North building.

Innovation News

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.

Tennessee Alumnus: Innovation Happens Here

Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus provides laboratory and work space for collaborations between private industry and internationally renowned researchers affiliated with the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Area Development: University Innovation Parks Link the Academic and ‘Real World’

In an era of ever-increasing global competition, innovation is the key to long-term corporate prosperity. University-affiliated research parks and innovation zones aren’t a brand-new idea, but they are more relevant than ever in today’s environment, as forward-thinking companies strive to stay ahead, generate better ideas, and bring those ideas to life.