Conventional wisdom has held that forest growth will dramatically slow with high levels of rainfall. But CU Boulder researchers this month turned that assumption on its head with an unprecedented review of data from 150 forests that concluded just the opposite.
The CU Boulder Innovative Seed Grant Program (ISGP), now in its 11th year, recently announced more than $1.1 million in seed funding through 23 grants, with a focus on interdisciplinary ventures that take investigators in high-risk, high-reward directions.
One day, next-generation gene therapies could be used to nudge the body’s own cells to make those proteins at precisely the right time and in just the right amount. CU Boulder biochemistry professor Robert Batey and Alexandria Forbes, Ph.D., founder and CEO of New York-based biotech firm MeiraGTx, are teaming up to explore how to do it.
The NVC, now in its ninth year, highlights aspiring CU Boulder entrepreneurs and offers students, faculty and staff a chance to conceptualize, design and pitch innovative ideas with support and mentorship from industry partners such as the Caruso Foundation and the Anchor Point Foundation.
As part of an effort to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and collaborative output of partnerships between CU Boulder’s nationally-ranked aerospace programs and small companies in Colorado serving the aerospace and defense sectors, the university held its first Small Business Forum on March 16.
The University of Colorado Boulder is one of only two academic institutions to contribute expertise, testing and refinements to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC's) newly-launched, experimental licensing system for wireless research.