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About Tennessee APEX Accelerator

The University of Tennessee, Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS), the Tennessee APEX Accelerator team assists Tennessee businesses to compete successfully in federal, state and local government contracting. Tennessee APEX Accelerator has provided these services since 1986. The Tennessee APEX Accelerator is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense.

Watch this video to learn more​ and Watch a recent Webinar on the All Small Business Mentor Protégé Program​​

UT CIS, which houses the Tennessee APEX Accelerator, also provides industrial consulting solutions to help companies improve and grow. The Tennessee General Assembly created UT CIS in 1963 to “provide expert information and counsel to industry,” making it one of the oldest manufacturing extension services in the United States.

If your business is located outside of Tennessee, please click here to find your local APEX Accelerator.

To speak with Accelerator Counselor, call 615-253-6381, or register online today.

UT CIS PTAC Getting Started

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