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U of M to Lead NIH Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge

The Center was created with a $10.8 million grant to develop tools to gather and analyze data from mobile and wearable sensors. Read more

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Dr. Ramin Homayouni spoke at the annual Bill & Melinda Gates Grand Challenges meeting in Seattle.

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At the FedEx Institute of Technology, we support three combined initiatives which enhance the University of Memphis' ability to affect the economic growth of our region.


Technology Commercialization

We invest in and protect promising innovations by university researchers and license valuable intellectual property to local and national companies.

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Corporate Engagement

We introduce business leaders to the university's research capabilities and encourage corporate collaborations with faculty that nurture the local technology innovation ecosystem.



We help students and faculty develop their own high-growth companies and provide resources, mentors, technology and physical space.


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Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Tennessee Health Foundation presented a check to the university for the 2nd year of funding for the launch of FITKids.

This web-based tool helps parents reduce their children's risk of obesity by making healthy changes. FITKids was developed through the support of the FedEx Institute.



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