CU Boulder logs another record-breaking year in research funding

CU Boulder logs another record-breaking year in research funding

Nov. 6, 2023

CU Boulder researchers attracted a record $684M in FY2022–23 for studies that elevate quantum science in Colorado, solve mysteries about the sun, provide better data on sea ice, ice sheets and glaciers, and more. The newly released sponsored research funding numbers reflect a 4% increase over the prior year.

Turning science into startups

Turning science into startups

Nov. 6, 2023

Unlike many universities, CU Boulder views “getting technology out the door” as part of its mission. According to the latest report from the Association of University Technology Managers, which assessed startup creation by universities in 2021, CU ranked fifth nationwide, ahead of Stanford and MIT.

Research & Innovation Seed Grant Program now accepting proposals

Research & Innovation Seed Grant Program now accepting proposals

Oct. 26, 2023

The Research & Innovation Seed Grant program—designed to stimulate new areas of research, scholarship and creativity on the University of Colorado Boulder campus—is accepting proposals through Monday, Jan. 22, 2024.

State of the Research & Innovation Enterprise: Lead, Innovate, Impact in research, scholarship and creative work

State of the Research & Innovation Enterprise: Lead, Innovate, Impact in research, scholarship and creative work

Oct. 25, 2023

At the annual presentation—the kick-off event for the 2023 Research & Innovation Week—Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation and Dean of the Institutes Massimo Ruzzene outlined key activities, insights and aspirations from the university’s research and innovation enterprise.

CU Boulder and Sen. Michael Bennet celebrate quantum hub news, hear from students

CU Boulder and Sen. Michael Bennet celebrate quantum hub news, hear from students

Oct. 23, 2023

On Oct. 20, while touring JILA and various labs, Bennet celebrated an announcement by Gov. Jared Polis that the U.S. Department of Commerce had designated Colorado’s Elevate Quantum consortium a Regional Technology Hub for Quantum Information Technology (QIT).

CU Boulder powers $4.3B in state economic impact

CU Boulder powers $4.3B in state economic impact

Oct. 19, 2023

CU Boulder generated $4.3 billion throughout the state during the last fiscal year, up from $3.3 billion the previous year, according to a study by the Business Research Division of CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. Locally, CU Boulder was the largest economic contributor to the Boulder metropolitan statistical area.

Boulder and Anschutz

AB Nexus transforming intercampus research collaboration after just three years

Oct. 15, 2023

The collaborative seed grant program will continue full steam ahead in Spring 2024, including the introduction of award tracks to seed research in two new, key areas of opportunity: Climate Change and Health; and Artificial Intelligence/Advanced Computing and Health.

7 reasons to get excited about CU Boulder in space

7 reasons to get excited about CU Boulder in space

Oct. 13, 2023

This year, the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) celebrates its 75th anniversary—marking 75 years of CU Boulder's exploration from the fringes of Earth’s atmosphere to the wide expanse of interstellar space—and the university is just getting started. Learn what's in store for the year ahead.

Ranked #14 among U.S. universities by National Academy of Inventors, CU leads in translating innovation into impact

Ranked #14 among U.S. universities by National Academy of Inventors, CU leads in translating innovation into impact

Oct. 10, 2023

The NAI has ranked the CU system 14th among the “Top 100” institutions nationwide for recent patent activity, reflecting the strength of CU-led discoveries and their potential to be translated into society-benefiting technologies with the support of CU’s robust entrepreneurial ecosystem.

CU Boulder grads launch startups to change the future of aerospace

CU Boulder grads launch startups to change the future of aerospace

Oct. 9, 2023

“From our experiences doing research at CU Boulder we developed an appetite for solving difficult problems with uncrewed aerial systems (UAS) and the tools to develop that into a career,” said Jack Elston (ElCompEngr’03, MS’05, AeroEngr MS’07 PhD’11), CEO of Black Swift Technologies.

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