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.
The regents approved an addition that will physically connect the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the Leeds School of Business, sparking new ways to think about higher education. Read more
A recent celebratory week spotlighted some of the university's most compelling research and innovations. From the sidewalk chalk symposium to color-changing tattoo technology, see the week in video and photos. Read more