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New Venture Challenge alum Pana raises $10 million to scale for corporate travel market

May 20, 2019

Corporate travel has a been a market in need of some desperate transformation. Pana, a CU Boulder spinoff company, hopes to facilitate this change with a $10 million Series A round led by Silicon Valley VC firm Bessemer Venture Partners.

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Solid Power, CU Boulder spinoff, forms partnership with Ford Motor Co. to further develop batteries for next-gen electric vehicles

May 15, 2019

Ford Motor Co. is the most recent company to invest in Solid Power, a CU Boulder spinoff based in Louisville, CO that develops solid-state batteries.

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What role does a university play in building startups? Find out at Boulder Startup Week

May 6, 2019

CU Boulder served as the University Track sponsor at Boulder Startup Week (BSW) from May 13-17. There were six University Track sessions featuring CU Boulder faculty, staff and alumni.

MAVEN sets its sights beyond Mars

MAVEN sets its sights beyond Mars

May 3, 2019

The spacecraft has been nudged into a new, closer-in orbit around Mars. That circuit will allow MAVEN to split its time between continuing its scientific research and serving as a communications relay for NASA’s current and future Mars rovers.

Crown gift to establish a unique wellness research institute at CU Boulder

Crown gift to establish a unique wellness research institute at CU Boulder

April 30, 2019

The University of Colorado Boulder is establishing a new research institute committed to building a world in which health and wellness are valued, promoted and protected for all children and youth. The Renée Crown Wellness Institute takes the approach of research-practice partnerships, in which researchers, families, teachers, young people and community members work together as equal partners.

CIRES’ William Lewis Lecture, “Lakes, Nutrients, and Water Sin” on April 30

CIRES’ William Lewis Lecture, “Lakes, Nutrients, and Water Sin” on April 30

April 23, 2019

William Lewis, Director of the CIRES Center for Limnology, University of Colorado Boulder, and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, will deliver a Distinguished Research Lecture entitled “Lakes, Nutrients, and Water Sin” at 4 pm on Tuesday, April 30.

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Pushing Boundaries: An out-of-this-world art project

April 22, 2019

The SpaceTime Underpass, a permanent public art installation inside the Regent pedestrian underpass, pays homage to the significant contributions CU Boulder has made to space exploration.

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Three CU Boulder ventures selected for Innosphere's spring 2019 cohort

April 19, 2019

Big Blue Technologies, TissueForm and New Iridium will spend the next 18-24 months in the incubation program.

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Walk this way: Undergrad team wins $100K for safer senior mobility

April 18, 2019

The Stride Tech team won the 2019 New Venture Challenge (NVC) and walked out of the Boulder Theater with $100,000 toward their invention and the opportunity to hobnob with venture capitalists, business leaders and more.

Recipients of 2019 Research & Innovation Seed Grants totaling $1.2 million announced

Recipients of 2019 Research & Innovation Seed Grants totaling $1.2 million announced

April 10, 2019

The CU Boulder Research & Innovation Seed Grant Program has awarded more than $1.2 million in seed funding through 25 grants, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary ventures that take investigators in creative, high-impact directions.

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