About The Innovation District

Where Chattanooga’s entrepreneurs, academics, and creatives collide. 

Events Calendar

Discover activities and events in the area.

Resiliency Checklist

Everything you need to prepare your organization for a crisis.

Small Business Supports

Helping small business owners across the region.

The Edney Innovation Center

The front door to the Innovation District of Chattanooga.

Tech Goes Home

Expanding access to technology and teaching digital literacy.

Digital Access Committee

Bringing together partners to close the digital divide, together.

HCS EdConnect

Home internet at no cost to thousands of families.

Connected Communities: Orchard Knob

The OKC leverages the collective support of partner organizations to tackle the whole picture of health and wellness in the historically underserved neighborhood.


Answering the most basic and most complex questions about life in Chattanooga

EMPACT Program

Preparing residents for the jobs of tomorrow, and today. 

Chattanooga Smart Communities Collaborative

Working together to identify our region’s challenges and create solutions.

Environmental Sensors

Collecting and analyzing air quality data from across our region with US Ignite.

Education (4K Microscope & Lola)

High-tech tools in Hamilton County’s classrooms.

Community Connectivity

Expanding access to the internet in homes and neighborhoods.

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UTC Faculty Pitch Competition

April 19, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

UTC Fly for Researchers Faculty Pitch Competition 2023

Join us for this exciting showcase of faculty research and innovation at UTC. Five faculty members and their teams will compete for the opportunity to win significant grant money to advance their research and commercialization efforts. A panel of judges will evaluate the five-minute pitches followed by Q&A  and then select the top three winners. 

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Mapp Building – Room 213

Sponsored by the Vice President for Research, Outreach and Economic Development UT System Administration Office, and the UTC Vice Chancellor’s Office.


April 19, 2023
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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UTC Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
410 E 8th St
Chattanooga, TN 37403 United States
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