The Research & Innovation Office, previously the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, creates impact by cultivating and supporting collaboration, transformation and leadership across CU Boulder. The recently released annual research report includes an array of research highlights from fiscal 2015-16. Among the highlights is CU Boulder's Grand Challenge: Our Space. Our Future. This cross disciplinary initiative combines CU Boulder’s strengths in earth and space sciences with those of industry partners to forge solutions to environmental problems.