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Magnus Egerstedt offices on the 4th Floor of TSRB

August 17, 2017
“Housed on the 4th Floor of TUFF owned, and GA Tech leased, Technology Square Research Building, Dr....
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NIH funds Rosalind Franklin University study on role of oxytocin in anxiety

August 17, 2017
TUFF client, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, continues to advance innovative research with new $2...
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Rosalind Franklin University announces construction of new Innovation and Research Park

August 10, 2017
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science today announced plans for a new Innovation and Research Park,...
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Partnership between Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science & The University Financing Foundation Results in Bond Sale Success

August 4, 2017
The University Financing Foundation (TUFF) has successfully priced $112,000,000 of municipal bonds, a portion of which...
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ATDC's former start-up company, Quest Renewables, provides solar panels for new Atlanta stadium

August 3, 2017
Quest Renewables, a former ATDC start-up company, takes on its largest project to...
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ATDC Companies See Record Investment Year So Far

August 3, 2017
Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), the state of Georgia’s technology incubator and the oldest...
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Rosalind Franklin University announces construction of new Innovation and Research Park

August 2, 2017
Advancing innovation and research partnerships between Universities and industry within highly sophisticated facilities...
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Rosalind Franklin University receives $2.8 million grant

August 2, 2017
The solutions required to address global health challenges have no borders and neither do TUFF's clients.  One such...
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Summertime Adventures at Technology Enterprise Park

August 1, 2017
The University Financing Foundation (TUFF) is an active owner that values creating facilities and communities that spur...
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Mason Ailstock, Vice President of Operations at TUFF, is also the current President of AURP

July 14, 2017
Passionate about place-based design and the convergence of university/industry relationships, Mason Ailstock has been...
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Siemens Opens Innovation Center in Tech Square (April 20, 2017)

April 26, 2017
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What To Do When The Check Engine Light Comes On

January 12, 2017
You may be interested in Fixd, which is one of the incubator companies that occupies space in our project at Tech Square.
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TUFF -New Manager of Louisiana Emerging Technology Center and Digital Media Center at LSU

September 2, 2016
On September 1, 2016, TUFF officially began its work with the LSU Research and Technology Foundation to manage the...
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Steve Case, founder of AOL and CEO of Revolution visits Tech Square ATL during his Rise of the Rest Tour

May 15, 2015
Steve Case, founder of AOL and CEO of Revolution paid a visit to Tech Square ATL during his Rise of the Rest tour stop on...
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Atlanta Mayor appoints board to lead West Atlanta redevelopment

December 19, 2014
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced a nine-member board, on Friday, to lead the Westside Future Fund.  The nonprofit...
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Technology Square Named Best Park of 2014 by AURP

December 8, 2014
Georgia Tech's Technology Square was given the award for best research park in 2014 by the Association of University...
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TUFF Recognized Milestone Achievement in Sustainability

December 1, 2014
The Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge (Atlanta BBC) will recognize The University Financing Foundation (TUFF) and...
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"Company Building Studio" Announced at Technology Square

November 26, 2014
Tech Square Labs, launched earlier this year by serial enterprenuers Paul Judge and Allen Nance, announced plans to move...
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Battelle Study Highlights the Importance of Research Parks as Economic Drivers

November 25, 2014
Battelle’s Survey of North American University Research Parks emphasizes the importance of innovation for sustained...
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Georgia State Receives $22.8 million Grant From Woodruff Foundation

November 21, 2014
Georgia State has received a $22.8 million grant from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation to turn an unused Atlanta...
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November Secret Jam

November 6, 2014
Join Technology Square’s Sandbox Crew on Wednesday, November 12 from 6pm to 8pm for another Secret Jam. ...
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Sandbox Crew Coming to Technology Enterprise Park

October 1, 2014
  On Monday, October 6, the Sandbox Crew will be hosting Doggy Dogg ATL food carts at the TEP building. ...
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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Student Housing

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Student Housing

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) was in need of additional student housing. UTC assembled a development team but lacked the capability to finance the project.  TUFF was asked...

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Kevin Byrne, President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Byrne is currently the President of The University Financing Foundation (TUFF), a national 501(c)3 private operating foundation whose mission is to assist institutions of education and...

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