Innovation News

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.


UT Daily Beacon: UT report looks back at accomplishments, ahead toward goals

Posted: February 2nd, 2017

From the UT Daily Beacon: University of Tennessee System President Joe DiPietro recently released his 2016 report, including milestones achieved at Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus.


Engineering partnership brings first private investment to Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus

Posted: May 20th, 2016

Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus announced today that Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) will be the first private tenant at the research park, a move that brings the firm closer to its clients throughout the region and provides the needed custom design of office, laboratory, and other space designated for maintenance and storage of technical equipment.


DOE researchers win 33 of 100 innovation awards

Posted: January 19th, 2016

The annual R&D 100 awards recognize exceptional new products or processes that were developed and introduced into the marketplace during the previous year.


ORNL supercomputer simulations enhance understanding of protein motion and function

Posted: January 12th, 2016

With the help of supercomputer Titan, Department of Energy researchers have revealed that the structural fluctuations within any two identical protein molecules, even if coded from the same gene, turn out to be different.