The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will host more than 200 university leaders and heads of industry this week at the 21st General Meeting of the University-Industry Demonstration Partnership. UIDP21 will be held Oct. 13-16 at the Hilton Downtown Knoxville and the ORNL campus.
UIDP21, an organization of 140 universities and companies, brings people from academia and industry together to have tactical conversations about innovation and research and development.
Given the collaborative research and development relationship UT and ORNL enjoy, the focus of the Knoxville meeting is university-industry-national laboratory partnerships. Attendees will hear from speakers from seven of the U.S. Department of Energy’s national laboratories, professors and administrators from several prominent universities, and industry leaders.