October 31, 2012
Ten active companies have been created since 1997 based on technologies invented wholly or in part by CU chemical and biological engineering students and their faculty supervisors. Chemical and biological engineering spinoff companies from CU-Boulder have raised nearly $410 million in follow-on funding, including grants, venture capital financing, U.S. Small Business Administration funding, and acquisitions, according to CU's Technology Transfer Office.
September 28, 2012
Recognizing the revenue potential of CU-licensed science moving to the commercial market, CU is looking at how to best maximize proceeds from technology transfer. The university plans to soon seek bids from consultants to help with this process. A 2012 article in Boulder’s Daily Camera discussed the potential of the JSCBB to result in new commercial compa
June 12, 2012
The department has been fortunate to find a new Undergraduate Advisor with not only years of experience, but unbridled enthusiasm for helping students. Since Dr. Deb Renshaw started with the department in April of this year she has greatly alleviated the burden on faculty by taking over student advising and helping facilitate student events.
June 7, 2012
Christopher Bowman was one of ten to receive a 2012 Tech Commercialization Grant from the state of Colorado for developing inexpensive, highly-efficient synthetic nucleic acids for use in nano-assembly, bio-detection and other bio-functional applications.
January 17, 2012
OPX Biotechnologies was recognized as Bioscience Company of the Year in 2012 by the University of Colorado’s Technology Transfer Office. OPXBIO (Boulder, CO) is a venture-backed company making renewable bio-based chemicals and fuels that are lower cost, higher return and more sustainable than existing petr