Laura Devendorf works with smart textiles

Faculty in Focus: Exploring high-tech fabrics

Sept. 25, 2018

Laura Devendorf is diving into the field of smart textiles, fabrics that look and feel like wool and cotton but exhibit dynamic properties, envisioning a relationship with technology that's slower and more thoughtful.


Justin's founder and Specdrums to headline Innovation & Entrepreneurship Campus Kickoff

Sept. 24, 2018

Join students, faculty, staff and community members on Oct. 3 for this exciting launchpad to tackle new ideas, take risks and find the support you need on your entrepreneurial journey.

Three women at a meeting.

Your wisdom requested: Be a mentor to campus ventures and the people behind them

Sept. 23, 2018

In the give-back spirit of the entrepreneurship community, provide your insight, moral support and more to CU Boulder students, faculty and staff pursuing startups. Join the Entrepreneurial Mentor Network.

Aerospace leader Mark Sirangelo

Aerospace leader Mark Sirangelo to join CU Boulder engineering

Aug. 7, 2018

Mark Sirangelo, who just concluded his career as the head of aerospace giant Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems, is joining CU Boulder as an entrepreneur-in-residence beginning this month.

Double Helix group poses for photo with giant million-dollar check

Double Helix nano-imaging company whirls up $1 million investment

July 24, 2018

A company spawned by CU Boulder research recently secured significant funding from Luminate, an international startup accelerator for next-generation optics, photonics and imaging.

Man introduces Catalyze CU Demo Day event

Cast your interest toward the latest startups at Catalyze CU Demo Day July 26

July 23, 2018

Find out about innovations that got accelerated this summer including a fencing system that sends mobile alerts to farmers when something is amiss and natural food products, like milk, made from sunflower seeds.

Specdrums founder wears app-connected ring that turns colors into sounds

Video: Meet CU Boulder startup Specdrums

July 23, 2018

College of Music student Jenna Palensky, a full-time team member at the recently acquired startup Specdrums, talks about what it's like to be a musician working at a music technology company.

Recent New Venture Challenge finalist Statehill presents on stage

For 2nd time in recent months, outsider acquires student startup

July 23, 2018

A Politico venture has acquired recent New Venture Challenge finalist Statehill, which collects legislative data and builds tools that enable better navigation, productivity and connectivity for professionals.

NVC winners

Leading toy maker Sphero acquires CU Boulder-bred startup Specdrums

June 22, 2018

Specdrums is a student-founded company that was CU Boulder’s 2018 New Venture Challenge champion. The technology involves app-controlled wearable rings that can turn color into sound.

A person works in a Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering lab.

New lab management, safety compliance app coming

May 31, 2018

Environmental Health and Safety is rolling out BioRAFT, a user-friendly web-based platform that will simplify lab management and chemical, biological and radiological safety compliance.