Innovation & Commercialization

To innovate is make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products. LaunchTN is a story of innovation, and we drive and support the Tennessee business community to innovate in pursuit of economic impact: mainly job creation and private investment.

Launch Tennessee is focused on developing companies, creating jobs and growing Tennessee’s economy. Since Jan. 2013, Tennessee’s entrepreneur center network has helped launch more than 350 businesses in our state. And all of that starts with your ideas. LaunchTN’s strategy is based around the following themes:

Innovation is a multi-phase, multi-faceted process.

Innovation should be market-driven and we will always position the conversation that way.

Innovation takes a village and we will engage a diverse group of stakeholders.

Stakeholders we will engage:





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Welcome to the new Launch Tennessee website! We hope you enjoy learning about all the incredible things happening around entrepreneurship in this state. Our team at Launch Tennessee is committed to making TN the best place in the southeast for entrepreneurs to start and grow a business.