Strategic Partners

The Center is a university-business alliance to advance innovation and prosperity in Middle Tennessee and across the state. The Center provides a platform for public and private universities to collaborate to provide greater service and to simplify the transfer of expertise, innovation, and technologies into the regional economies of Tennessee.

Participating Universities

Austin Peay University
Belmont University
Cumberland University
David Lipscomb University
Meharry Medical College
Tennessee State University
Vanderbilt University

State and National Partners

The Center also works with leading state and national organizations to connect the region and state with national information and perspective.
Tennessee State Board of Regents
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
Council on Competitiveness
Southern Growth Board