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CU Boulder commercialization drives $8 billion impact nationwide

Nov. 28, 2022

Commercialization activities led by Venture Partners at the University of Colorado Boulder had an economic impact of $8 billion nationally and $5.2 billion in the state of Colorado over the last five years, according to a new report from the Leeds School of Business, a four-fold increase in impact since the previous report published in 2019.

New AB Nexus grant awards spotlight productive cross-campus collaborations

New AB Nexus grant awards spotlight productive cross-campus collaborations

The intercampus program stimulates innovative research collaborations and progress toward solving some of our world’s most pressing health problems. After receiving funding from the AB Nexus grant program, awarded teams have attracted $13 million in outside funding and published more than 20 peer-reviewed research studies.

CIRES, NOAA teams win governor’s research awards

CIRES, NOAA teams win governor’s research awards

Nov. 16, 2022

CO-LABS has announced the winners of the 2022 Governor’s Award for High-Impact Research, and CIRES/University of Colorado Boulder and NOAA researchers contributed to two of the four projects—one for rapid-response science in service to communities after the Marshall Fire, and another for a breakthrough space weather model that serves several economic sectors with better impact forecasts.

Climate summit to convene global experts in Boulder

Climate summit to convene global experts in Boulder

Nov. 15, 2022

United Nations Human Rights, CU Boulder and the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Alliance are co-hosting a three day global climate summit exploring solutions that every sector of society—government, business, education and individuals—can adopt and act upon.

Research & Innovation Office names newest Faculty Fellow cohort

Research & Innovation Office names newest Faculty Fellow cohort

The Research & Innovation Office has announced the 2023 RIO Faculty Fellows cohort, which includes 17 faculty members from departments and research institutes spanning the campus. The diversity of disciplines represented by this group highlights the range of excellence in research, scholarship and creative work taking place at CU Boulder.

CU Boulder innovators awarded $1.25 million in commercialization funding

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 $1.25M in startup funding grants in this year’s Lab Venture Challenge. Judges from CU Boulder’s entrepreneurial network heard pitches in biosciences, physical sciences and engineering.

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

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

Nov. 7, 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.

CU Boulder spinout ColdQuanta announces $110M Series B to continue commercializing quantum technology products across the global ecosystem

CU Boulder spinout ColdQuanta announces $110M Series B to continue commercializing quantum technology products

Nov. 1, 2022

A global quantum ecosystem leader, ColdQuanta's product portfolio for commercialization includes quantum computing, quantum algorithms, atomic clocks, sensors and components—all of which have a wide range of applications in communications, radio frequency (RF) technologies and more.

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Lockheed Martin and CUbit Quantum Initiative formalize quantum partnership

Oct. 31, 2022

This new quantum focus in the research alliance between Lockheed Martin and CU Boulder represents the latest extension of this longstanding, wide-ranging relationship, which was expanded when the organizations entered into a Master Research Agreement in 2019.

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If you missed the State of the Research & Innovation Enterprise webinar...

Oct. 21, 2022

As part of this year’s Research & Innovation Week, Massimo Ruzzene, acting vice chancellor for research and innovation and dean of the institutes at CU Boulder, shared important insights and aspirations from the university’s research and innovation enterprise during an Oct. 17 webinar.

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