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Mark Rentschler's company Aspero Medical awarded $250,000 in advanced-industries grants

May 25, 2022

The Proof-of-Concept and Early Stage Capital and Retention Grants were awarded by COEDIT’s Global Business Development Division. The grants are intended to “drive innovation, accelerate commercialization, encourage public-private partnerships, and increase access to early-stage capital across the state from Dolores to Grand Junction to Fort Collins."

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Groundbreaking biomedical engineering innovators awarded $1.5 million in grants at Lab Venture Challenge finals

Nov. 12, 2021

Biomedical Engineering Professors Nick Bottenus and Corey Neu each won the Lab Venture Challenge 2021 Award in Biosciences.

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CU spinoff company Aspero Medical awarded $1M grant

Nov. 9, 2021

Aspero Medical, a medical device startup founded by Professor Mark Rentschler, received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to further develop the company’s endoscopic balloon overtube for gastrointestinal and endoscopy procedures.

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Professor Mark Rentschler inducted as Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors

Nov. 5, 2021

Rentschler received the honor recognizing his thought-leadership and discovery on Monday, Nov. 1.

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CU Boulder spinoff company develops technology that could treat COVID-19 complications

Oct. 18, 2021

After a year when the nation experienced a shortage of mechanical ventilators to help treat patients with severe COVID-19 complications, Professor Mark Borden's company Respirogen presents another treatment option: oxygen microbubbles.

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New medical balloon technology aims to improve endoscopy success

Aug. 24, 2021

BME Professor Mark Rentschler's Boulder-based company will seek FDA approval after receiving a patent for its leading-edge medical balloon technology.