CU Boulder provides opportunities for students, faculty, staff, industry partners, and the community to engage in and be exposed to innovative and entrepreneurial experiences and mindsets.
Legacies and Legends
Leading the race in space
CU Boulder is the only university in the world to design and build instruments sent to all eight planets in the solar system, plus the dwarf planet Pluto.
Building a performance nutrition powerhouse
Sports physiologist and CU PhD alumnus Allen Lim started Boulder-based Skratch Labs, with a mission to provide people with the inspiration, life skills, and products to take better care of themselves and their families.
How CU and Boulder became a billion-dollar biotech destination
The contributions of National Medal of Science awardee Marvin Caruthers and Nobel Laureate Tom Cech provide a powerful catalyst for science, engineering and medical disciplines to create high-tech solutions to biomedical problems. Their pioneering work has made CU Boulder a destination for DNA and RNA research and an entrepreneurial powerhouse.
Concussions in sports such as football, soccer and water polo are a critical issue facing student-athletes nationwide, and CU Boulder is innovating the next generation of prevention and treatment. Read more