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LaunchTN and the UT Research Foundation to host a workshop about the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. SBIR is a highly competitive federal program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in research and development that has the potential for commercialization. Through a competitive awards-based program, SBIR enables small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization.

Friday, June 21, from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. in Strong Hall, Room 126.

Register for this workshop to get in-depth exposure to federal grant funding opportunities and learn of resources specifically available to Tennesseans.

There will be the opportunity to sign up for one-on-one meetings with an SBIR consultant, to be held immediately following the workshop. More details will be provided at the workshop.

Please direct questions about this workshop to allie@launchtn.org.


Responsible Conduct of Research Lunch and Learn series kicked off this week with two sessions on data management. The series, offered through the Office of Research and Engagement, boasts a comprehensive program of topic areas intended to educate our campus community about the importance of ethical research practices and relevant compliance topics.

Christopher B. Eaker, assistant professor, data curation librarian, and member of the Hodges Library Scholar’s Collaborative Group, led both sessions on data management this week. Samantha Ehrlich, assistant professor in the Department of Public Health, served as rapporteur for the topic and summarized the learning objectives and outcomes on behalf of the Office of Research and Engagement.
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