Innovation News

AUBO Robotics opens research facility at Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus

Posted: August 6th, 2018

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

Posted: May 29th, 2018

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

Posted: May 18th, 2018

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’

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.