Innovation News

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

Posted: April 4th, 2018

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.


UT President includes growth at Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus in annual report to 2017 General Assembly

Posted: February 12th, 2018

DiPietro announces two tenants have joined the research and development campus since 2015


Former Cherokee Farm leader passes away

Posted: December 20th, 2017

Dr. David Millhorn, University of Tennessee senior vice president emeritus and national laboratory relations advisor, died Monday, Dec. 18, in Knoxville. He was 72.


Arkis BioSciences® opens state-of-the-art facility at Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus

Posted: October 23rd, 2017

Arkis BioSciences, a high-tech medical device company that has brought more than $6 million in investments and employment opportunities to the region, has opened a new state-of-the-art facility at Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus, the University of Tennessee’s research and development park.


Now leasing

Posted: August 6th, 2017

Contact Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus for more information about current leasing opportunities.


Joint Institute for Advanced Materials earns LEED Silver certification

Posted: May 31st, 2017

The U.S. Green Building Council has certified the Joint Institute for Advanced Materials at Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus as LEED Silver.


CEC celebrates grand opening at Cherokee Farm

Posted: April 28th, 2017

Civil & Environmental Consultants celebrated its grand opening in April.


Knoxville News Sentinel: UT gets $9.9 million in NASA funding for aviation research

Posted: April 18th, 2017

A team led by UT researchers will focus on creating a more aerodynamic airplane wing, with the goal of reducing energy use and leading to more efficient aircrafts.


Joint Institute for Advanced Materials earns Orchid Award for environmental stewardship

Posted: March 13th, 2017

Keep Knoxville Beautiful has named the Joint Institute for Advanced Materials at Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus its 2017 Orchid Award winner for environmental stewardship.


Travel + Leisure: Knoxville ranks No. 8 on America’s Favorite Cities list

Posted: February 27th, 2017

Knoxville has earned its spot on another list, this time Travel + Leisure’s America’s Favorite Cities.