Mission and Vision

Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Research and Economic Development is to establish and to technically and financially grow a TTU research enterprise with a theme of Create, Recreate, Collaborate, and Innovate, incorporating all four pillars of the knowledge economy:

  • Education and Training
  • Information Infrastructure
  • Economic Incentive
  • Innovation Systems

Our Vision

TTU will emerge as a leading university in the Collaborative-Interdisciplinary-Innovative-Creative-Entrepreneur culture in order to drive research and development in engineering toward solving societal and industrial problems that are of critical importance to the workforce and economic development of the region and state of Tennessee.  

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