Industry

CU BOULDER

CU Boulder opens door to companies through concierge service

Jan. 11, 2017

Over 800 companies have connected to CU Boulder through its Office of Industry Collaboration (OIC). Businesses often utilize CU Boulder resources and expertise to meet their research, workforce, or other business objectives. At times, navigating the vast university ecosystem to find the right resource proves challenging. “The Office of Industry... Read more »
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Top 16 in 2016

Dec. 15, 2016

In 2016, we again celebrated a campus community that brings innovation and positive impacts to Colorado and the nation. We marked new discoveries, faculty achievements, Olympic medalists and a resurgent football program while welcoming high-profile visitors to campus and sending satellites throughout our solar system. Enjoy this recap of an... Read more »
Jack Burns

Professor named to NASA transition team for new administration

Dec. 9, 2016

CU Boulder Professor Jack Burns has been appointed to the NASA transition team by the incoming Trump administration. Burns, a professor in the Department of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences , has longstanding ties with NASA. He served on the NASA Advisory Council from 2008-10, including a stint as chair of... Read more »
Tandean Rustandy

Innovation and entrepreneurship at the core of nearly $6 million gift

Dec. 9, 2016

One of the top CEOs in the Republic of Indonesia has pledged nearly $6 million in a philanthropic investment to support the Leeds School of Business’s efforts in entrepreneurship at CU Boulder. The donor, Tandean Rustandy, is a 1987 Leeds School graduate and founder and CEO of the Jakarta-based PT... Read more »
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Reinvigorated Technology Transfer Office translates campus innovations into impact

Nov. 14, 2016

With a renewed focus on the CU Boulder campus and a host of new initiatives aimed at streamlining the path from science to commercialization, the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) is poised to provide even greater support for faculty in translating their innovations into external impact. The TTO connects campus researchers... Read more »
2016 AeroSpace Ventures Day Reception

Careers, collaborations and cutting-edge research highlight 2016 AeroSpace Ventures Day

Nov. 9, 2016

CU Boulder faculty researchers, staff, and students discussed innovation, collaboration and career opportunities with thought leaders and executives from Colorado’s aerospace industry on campus Thursday, October 27 at the 4th Annual AeroSpace Ventures Day. Held at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) in CU Boulder’s Research Park, the... Read more »
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CU seeks city support on development of new hotel-conference center in heart of Boulder

Sept. 1, 2016

New venue would give CU, city world-class facility for academic, research conferences and meetings The city manager and staff will ask the Boulder City Council next week to consider a collaborative plan with the university to develop a new hotel and conference center in the heart of the city. The... Read more »
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CU Entrepreneurial Law Clinic Accepting Applications

Aug. 16, 2016

The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (ELC or the Clinic) provides law students with practical experience in transactional law while offering valuable legal services without charge to local startup businesses lacking access to legal resources. Applications to the ELC should be submitted in late-July through mid-August. The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (ELC or... Read more »
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Partnership 'looks into' creating new material from eyeglass lens waste

Aug. 4, 2016

Photo: Bart Foster (front-left) and Wil Srubar (front-right) look through a pair of eyeglass lenses with graduate research assistants Sankar Ravichandran (back-left) and Elizabeth Delesky (back-right) standing behind them. (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado Boulder) When serial entrepreneur and Boulder resident Bart Foster is successful with a startup... Read more »
Rich Wobbekind

State economy in mostly positive territory, as expected

June 15, 2016

The Colorado economy continues to expand, outperforming the U.S. economy, but at a slower pace than seen in 2014 and 2015, according to a midyear economic update released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Business Research Division (BRD) at the Leeds School of Business . Employment in the state... Read more »