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

November 2018

Corey Neu pitching his new innovation next-generation dermal fillers

Lab Venture Challenge awards $900,000 to promising ventures, including artificial muscle and dermal filler innovations

Nov. 20, 2018

Fourteen finalists pitched their innovations at the first annual Lab Venture Challenge (LVC), a funding competition run by the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) and designed to help commercially-promising technologies accelerate into impactful business ventures.

 CU Boulder ranks best in world for geosciences, rises to No. 43 overall in global standings

CU Boulder ranks best in world for geosciences, rises to No. 43 overall in global standings

Nov. 19, 2018

CU Boulder is ranked No. 1 in the world for geosciences, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Global Universities standings. In the four previous years, CU Boulder held the No. 2 spot for geosciences.

Engineers, students played key role in hunt for alien worlds

Engineers, students played key role in hunt for alien worlds

Nov. 19, 2018

Lee Reedy, flight director for Kepler at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), said that the Kepler mission’s legacy is far from over. To date, it has found a confirmed 2,662 planets beyond our solar system. “And while it will no longer collect data, Kepler will live for a dozen years or more because there are going to be people mining the data it has collected for at least that long,” he said.

New gene therapy eases chronic pain in dogs; human trials underway

New gene therapy eases chronic pain in dogs; human trials underway

Thirty years in the making, the opioid-free, long-lasting shot has been used in more than 40 dogs with impressive results, and ultimately Watkins believes it could play an important role in addressing the nation’s chronic pain epidemic.

Two new CubeSats will study physics of the sun and its impact on life on Earth

Two new CubeSats will study physics of the sun and its impact on life on Earth

Two miniature satellites designed by researchers at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) are scheduled to launch later this month on Spaceflight’s SSO-A: SmallSat Express mission onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

Three students painting at Startup Hub

Bloomberg Businessweek ranks Leeds Business School’s MBA program #10 for entrepreneurship

Nov. 12, 2018

Tiffany Harbrect reports that Leeds has direct access to an incredibly distinctive, vibrant entrepreneurial business community with a wealth of venture capital and startup opportunities.