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$125 million for CU Boulder spinout Inscripta may usher in the next wave of genetic engineering

Dec. 13, 2019

Inscripta, a digital genome engineering company spun out of CU Boulder research, has just raised another $125 million in a Series D financing on the heels of launching its revolutionary product, The Onyx™.

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Six CU Boulder startups clean up at Advanced Industries Accelerator competition, winning $1.5M in grants

Dec. 13, 2019

The companies—Artimus Robotics, Bioloomics, Earable, Emergy, Longpath Technologies, and New Iridium—represent several departments across campus.

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ColdQuanta, CU Boulder startup, closes additional $10M in seed financing

Dec. 12, 2019

Led by its current investors Maverick Ventures and Global Frontier Investments, the funding will be used to advance the development of ColdQuanta’s cold atom Quantum Core technology, the foundation for the company’s development of quantum computers.


National Academy of Inventors names Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation Terri Fiez as a 2019 Fellow

Dec. 12, 2019

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation and Professor of Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering Terri Fiez as a 2019 NAI Fellow. This honor is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.

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Glut(t)on for Knowledge: Learnings from Startup Founders over Sandwiches

Dec. 12, 2019

This semester, the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship had the pleasure of growing and iterating on one of its flagship programs, Startups & Sandwiches. Read on for a glimpse at what our students have learned from local founders this semester.

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Engineering a world of safer water

Dec. 7, 2019

Linden, a member of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering who has been researching water treatment for decades, is focused on a different solution: ultraviolet disinfection.

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Studying the cosmos with Miss Aerospace

Dec. 7, 2019

Four years ago, Marielle Pellegrino, an aerospace PhD student, Smead Scholar and Draper Fellow at the University of Colorado Boulder, created Miss Aerospace online to encourage women in engineering.

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Hip-hop dance class lets engineering students turn tables

Dec. 5, 2019

Students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science looking for a fun way to take a break from math and science have a new opportunity: Hip-hop.

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Puppy Pal Prosthetics: Giving Dogs a Leg Up on Disability

Dec. 2, 2019

Mechanical engineering seniors Bruno Geoly (left) and Niki Duer (right) founded Puppy Pal Prosthetics (PPP) in July 2019 to help canines with disabilities live their life to the fullest.

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Lab Venture Challenge awards $900,000 to promising bioscience, physical science and engineering ventures

Nov. 21, 2019

This year's LVC winners included SickStick, Exocure Therapeutics, Programmable Gectosomes, Ultrathin Endoscopes, iFeather, Octave Photonics and Theia.