Tennessee Technological University
|Name of UC||Tennessee Center for Rural Innovation (TCRI)|
|Location||Volpe Library 1100 N Peachtree Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501|
|EDA Regional Office||Atlanta|
|Principal Investigator(s)||Michael Aikens, firstname.lastname@example.org, 931-372-3342 or 931-372-6074|
Funds the Tennessee Center for Rural Innovation to address the disparity between urban and rural regions in Tennessee, specifically by spreading the message of innovation and entrepreneurshiping and the tools needed for rural residents to build their own businesses and explore creative options incorporating a variety of forms of technical assistance offered through TCRI to ultimately reduce poverty levels and increase prosperity throughout rural regions.