As the deep tech startup scene rapidly grows, the Ascent Deep Tech Accelerator, created by Venture Partners at CU Boulder, helps founders move past sticking points to hit critical milestones in transitioning their technologies from lab to marketplace.
The University of Colorado Law School and the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship are pleased to announce that Professor Brad Bernthal (Colorado Law, JD ’01) has been named the new executive director of Silicon Flatirons.
A team of engineers at CU Boulder has designed a new class of tiny, self-propelled robots that can zip through liquid at incredible speeds—and may one day even deliver prescription drugs to hard-to-reach places inside the human body.
A group of mechanical engineering seniors has designed a water-purification system called Puresip, which is housed inside a bottlecap and shines ultraviolet radiation through a straw to purify the water as the user drinks. The team pitched their product at the New Venture Challenge (NVC).
Daily Camera—CLD-9 is the name of the first-place-winning athletic supplement company created by CU Boulder students Eric Osicka (Business, Engineering & Applied Science), Jackson Cameron (Arts and Sciences), Khushang Hirpara (Business) and Tanner Amaya (Business).
Daily Camera—First-year students in a social innovations class at CU Boulder are coming up with solutions to some of society’s biggest problems through social entrepreneurship. Students in this class are tasked with identifying one problem in the world that they care about and creating a business plan to rectify the problem.
Interesting Engineering—The primary goal of soft robotics is to achieve smooth and complex movement by mimicking the locomotion of soft bodies found in the environment. Researchers at CU Boulder and CU Boulder startup Artimus Robotics are leading innovation with a new type of "artificial muscle" to enable life-like movements.