Evan Kirk and Claire Meyer demonstrate how thermal testing for the PortaVax device is set up

From vaccines to plants: New Venture Challenge finalists focus on saving lives

April 16, 2021

The 13th annual New Venture Challenge finals awarded $150,000 in prize money and investments for new innovations designed by CU Boulder students, employees and alumni.

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CU's top startups garner $30K at New Venture Challenge specialty prize nights

April 2, 2021

Winners representing all corners of campus were awarded $30,000 for competitions in the categories of impact, newcomer and female founder. The New Venture Challenge championships will be held April 13.

Growing Up Boulder participants

CEDaR's Growing Up Boulder program spins off as a nonprofit

March 24, 2021

One of the most successful child-friendly city initiatives in the world, Growing Up Boulder is transitioning to an independent nonprofit, a model for how the university can develop, nurture and then spin off nonprofit activities.

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Lab Venture Challenge awards record $1.35 million to promising CU Boulder ventures

Dec. 1, 2020

Judges from the local entrepreneurship community awarded 12 grants—up to $125,000 each—for the top physical science, engineering and bioscience innovations at the recent Lab Venture Challenge event.

CU Boulder undergraduate Makayla Sileo participates in the Presidents Leadership Class first-year orientation in August 2019. (Photo by Jessie Kasynski/CU Boulder)

Innovative new leadership center blends research with programming

Oct. 14, 2020

CU Boulder’s newest center combines an array of hands-on programming and partnerships to bolster leadership education for students, faculty and staff with research to advance the field of leadership studies.

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Turn your innovative ideas into reality at the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Campus Kickoff Sept. 23

Sept. 11, 2020

Get inspired at this virtual event to learn about all the amazing resources CU Boulder has to offer! Hear from inspiring entrepreneurs, such as Chris White, CU alumnus and CEO of Shinesty.

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New $25-million center to advance quantum science and engineering

July 21, 2020

A new National Science Foundation center led by JILA will seek to bring quantum technologies out of the lab and into the real world.

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Containing contagion in the sky

July 20, 2020

A CU Boulder researcher has received National Science Foundation funding to study COVID-19 spread in airplane cabins.

A view of the Flatirons from Chautauqua (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Silicon Flatirons, Startup Colorado to launch policy academy for rural entrepreneurs

July 10, 2020

A collaborative group out of the University of Colorado Law School will develop and execute a three-day entrepreneurial policy academy for rural entrepreneurs and leaders in Colorado.

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Alumni-run Boulder nonprofit steps up to provide produce during pandemic

June 17, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Boulder Food Rescue is stepping up even more to serve the growing needs of the Boulder County community.

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