Innovation News

Now leasing

Posted: November 11th, 2016

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


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.


ORNL’s Zacharia, Paranthaman named AAAS fellows

Posted: January 5th, 2016

The American Association for the Advancement of Science recently named Thomas Zacharia and Mariappan Parans Paranthaman as new AAAS fellows.


ORNL process could usher in new era of electronics and quantum devices

Posted: December 29th, 2015

“White grapheme” could lead to batteries, capacitors, solar cells, video screens and fuel cells as thin as a piece of paper.


New electron microscopy method sculpts 3-D structures at atomic level

Posted: December 22nd, 2015

Electron microscopy researchers at ORNL have developed a unique way to build 3-D structures with shapes as small as one to two billionths of a meter.


City of Knoxville celebrates greenway opening

Posted: December 15th, 2015

On Dec. 15, the City of Knoxville celebrated the opening of the first phase of the Knox/Blount Greenway, which runs through the Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus.


Four ORNL researchers elected fellows of American Physical Society

Posted: December 15th, 2015

Four ORNL researchers have been elected fellows of one of the nation’s top professional organizations for scientists.


State automotive manufacturers honor ORNL’s Graves

Posted: December 8th, 2015

ORNL’s Ron Graves has been recognized for his leadership of the Department of Energy laboratory’s Sustainable Transportation Program.