A monthly snapshot of the latest CU Boulder research news, collaborations, events and engagement opportunities for prospective partners in a wide range of industries. 

January 2019

Destination Startup

CU Boulder brings together top spinoffs from Colorado research institutions for Destination Startup

Jan. 31, 2019

A collaboration among Front Range research universities and federal laboratories, Destination Startup seeks to connect Colorado’s most promising ventures with funding and networking opportunities so they can take the next step toward commercialization.

CUbit Quantum Initiative launch fueled by seed funding, faculty expertise

CUbit Quantum Initiative launch fueled by seed funding, faculty expertise

The University of Colorado Boulder has announced the establishment of the CUbit (pronounced Q-bit) Quantum Initiative, a cross-campus initiative for quantum science and technology.

New Horizons goes beyond the known world

New Horizons goes beyond the known world

Researchers at CU Boulder spent the first hours of 2019 in a Maryland operations center watching NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft shoot past a minor planet more than 4 billion miles from Earth—the farthest object that any spacecraft has ever explored.

An Update on the Partial Federal Government Shutdown From the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation

An Update on the Partial Federal Government Shutdown From the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation

The partial federal government shutdown initiated on December 21 is now the longest such shutdown in U.S. history. While labeled a “partial” shutdown, its effects are real and growing.

NSF awards CU Boulder $3M for center to support rapid-response disaster research

NSF awards CU Boulder $3M for center to support rapid-response disaster research

To help social scientists and engineers better coordinate their disaster-related work and assure it’s done with sensitivity to victims, the National Science Foundation has awarded CU Boulder $3 million for a new, first-of-its kind facility called CONVERGE.

Flood, fire preparations could save U.S. billions of dollars

Flood, fire preparations could save U.S. billions of dollars

Communities that act now to protect themselves from future hazards like earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and wildfires can save themselves as much as $11 for every $1 that they initially invest, according to recent research.