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Technology is an increasingly important engine in the local economy, which means more of Memphis' businesses, government and institutions are aggressively investing in the development of high tech talent. And our tech growth is diversified; we have a broad representation of science and technology business. Buckman Laboratories, Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Morgan-Keegan, Sharp Manufacturing of America, Smith & Nephew, and Wright Medical Technologies all have headquarters in our backyard, to name a few.


Harry Hill (L) and George Utkov, founder of app "intown".

Three startups to watch founded by Memphians under 25

Memphis’ college-aged entrepreneurs are inventing apps and products that respond to the needs of a young, tech-savvy generation.

Architect's rendering of proposed Innovation Center.

Regional One Health looks to the future of healthcare with startup-facing center

The formation of an idea for healthcare innovation, its fulfillment, prototyping, funding and first customer can all be found within Regional One Health.


Q&A: UTHSC faculty named to the nation's highest advisory board for alcohol abuse policy

The appointment enables Dr. Alex Dopico to provide advice to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.


Hardware startup amplifies women in tech

Memphian Kelli Meade is designing wearable fashion earphones for women and proving that success in tech entrepreneurship isn’t one-size-fits-all. 

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Women-led real estate startup injects tech into dated sector

CEO Jessica Buffington knows the residential real estate industry is capable of more than flyers and door-to-door marketing.
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