Brad Werner, Sharon Fireman and Erick Mueller

Entrepreneurship experts visited Israel to help scientists and researchers to recognize breakthrough ideas ​​

Nov. 15, 2022

CU Boulder's Deming Center brought its expertise to scientists and researchers who don't always recognize the commercial applications of their important discoveries.

CU Boulder innovators awarded $1.25 million in commercialization funding

Nov. 9, 2022

Twelve teams of University of Colorado faculty, researchers and graduate student innovators competed for a combined $1.25 million in startup funding grants in this year’s Venture Challenge (LVC). Judges from CU Boulder’s entrepreneurial network heard Shark-Tank-style pitches across two nights, one for innovations in biosciences and another for physical sciences and engineering.

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Interdisciplinary team receives $1.8 million for audacious robot-building project

Nov. 7, 2022

Robots help build cars, fly planes, and provide healthcare; they play a role in countless industries, but for the most part, they don't work in chemistry labs. A team of CU Boulder scientists plans to change that.

Johnny Hergert and Camila Uzcategui on the CU Boulder campus

Key investment is the latest milestone for CU Boulder startup Vitro3D and founders Camila Uzcategui and Johnny Hergert

Nov. 2, 2022

Vitro3D, a CU Boulder startup pioneering volumetric 3D printing for life sciences, just closed its first investment round of $1.3 million. The hard-won vote of confidence from the investment community will allow the promising new venture to pursue ambitious technical advances while continuing to build critical business capacity.

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Redubbed “CU Boulder SoundWorks” celebrates new approach to composition and conception

Oct. 19, 2022

The live performance/forum for new works, which will officially change its name from Pendulum to CU Boulder SoundWorks, doesn’t place the same emphasis on formal categorization that obsesses many music fans and scholars alike. According to Egemen Kesikli, Pendulum/SoundWorks’ newly appointed artistic director, the focus of the concert series is more about inclusion, exploration and innovation than it is about classification.

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500 patents: CU Engineering alumnus now among top 100 most prolific inventors

Oct. 14, 2022

John Melanson credits CU Boulder with putting him on the path to a successful engineering career. Growing up in Boulder, Melanson was always making things—or unmaking them.

Lots of tattoos here—but only the heart is Magic Ink.  Courtesy of Matt Cooney

How this celebrity tattoo artist created a tattoo you can turn on and off at will

Sept. 14, 2022

Bang Bang—who has inked the likes of Rihanna and LeBron—teamed up with CU Boulder research scientists Carson Bruns and Jesse Butterfield to develop a new kind of light-sensitive ink.


Education on the quarter pipe

June 27, 2022

Alumnus is working with nonprofit to help kids across the globe achieve academic goals through skateboarding.


Bridging technology and teaching: Data Science professor awarded Coursera's Innovation Award

May 25, 2022

Sriram Sankaranarayanan received the Innovation Award for implementing the web-based interactive computing platform Jupyter Notebook into the design of course assignments. According to Coursera, Sankaranarayanan’s specialization course was among several dozens of courses with more than 10,000 enrollments.

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CU Boulder and Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology convene for possible international program

May 17, 2022

A three-person delegation from the Stockholm-based university came to tour CU Boulder as a hub for deep tech innovation.