Jeanne Barthold, co-founder of TissueForm, wins $6,000 and first place at the NVC 11 R&D Track Finals.

TissueForm wins New Venture Challenge R&D track

March 25, 2019

TissueForm seeks to help patients suffering from tissue disease, damage or aging through its simple, low-cost and long-lasting dermal filler technology. Their technology, called the ClayMatrix™, originated from research that fourth-year PhD student Jeanne Barthold performed in the Mechanical Engineering Department's Neu Soft Tissue Bioengineering Lab.

Stride Tech team stands together after winning the hardware track

Stride Tech wins New Venture Challenge Hardware Track

March 25, 2019

After his grandmother sustained injuries from a fall and struggled back to health, Tim Visos-Ely, Stride Tech CEO and Engineering Plus senior, was inspired to come up with a solution for safer senior care. team celebrates its success at the IT track finals wins New Venture Challenge IT track

March 21, 2019

The team is creating a revolutionary software platform that helps catering companies keep their events efficiently staffed.

A student participant pitches her venture at Catalyze demo day

Apply now for Catalyze CU startup accelerator

March 15, 2019

Applications just opened for Catalyze CU, a summer-long startup accelerator with a track record of launching fledgling ideas on the path to successful ventures.

Participants at last year’s Starting Blocks received expert feedback to help them hone their business model and pitches.

New commercialization program at CU draws engineers out of the lab

March 10, 2019

CU’s Commercialization Academy is excited to introduce a new Research-to-Market program for technologists looking to take their idea to market. Through lectures, workshops and interviews with industry professionals, R2M participants will learn the process of customer discovery.

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New Venture Challenge adds Hardware Track

Jan. 29, 2019

The CU Boulder New Venture Challenge is recruiting participants for its 11th cohort, offering mentoring and resources for budding entrepreneurs and more than $200,000 for campus startups to make their ideas a reality.

A close up of a team's low-cost educational breadboard at Catalyze CU.

CU Engineering + Entrepreneurship Year in Review

Dec. 21, 2018

It’s been a big year for CU Engineering entrepreneurship. After starting at CU Boulder in mid-January, I have been focused on creating the most impactful set of integrated resources and opportunities, in and out of the classroom, to support our student and faculty founders and align with our college’s Strategic Vision.

(L-R) Professor Alan Weimer, CU Boulder alum Karen Buechler, CU Boulder alum Mike Masterson and Professor Steve George are at ALD NanoSolutions in Broomfield, Colorado.

Spinoff company is all in the CU Boulder family

Feb. 8, 2017

In 1997, Professor Alan Weimer of chemical and biological engineering heard a campus talk by Professor Steven George of chemistry about a novel process of coating surfaces with the thinnest of materials possible, known as atomic layer deposition (ALD). (L-R) Professor Alan Weimer, CU Boulder alum Karen Buechler, CU Boulder...

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Wearable Technology: Path to a Patent

Halley Profita and Dana Hughes could have spent spring break playing outside. Both were drawn to Colorado’s outdoor activities when choosing CU-Boulder for their doctoral studies. Hughes and his wife like mountain biking; Profita and her boyfriend enjoy hiking Colorado’s lofty peaks. But these computer scientists spent their 2014 break...

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Boulder business owner makes investment in engineering faculty

Boulder business owner Chuck Palmer (ElEngr’76, MS’88) has provided $4 million to help recruit and recognize outstanding faculty in the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE). The gift from Palmer, who owns Boulder’s Avalon Ballroom, will establish the Palmer Endowed...