Embark is CU Boulder's deep tech startup creator for matching entrepreneurs with breakthrough innovations. With myriad CU Boulder technologies ready to make a real-world impact, Embark seeks motivated entrepreneurs ready to launch new companies. The program provides IP rights, salary support, grant funds and investor introductions to selected entrepreneurs.

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First cohort of CU Boulder’s Embark Deep Tech Startup Creator launches groundbreaking innovations

A dozen entrepreneurs and 10 groundbreaking innovations took center stage at the recent inaugural Embark Showcase. Attendees got an exclusive look at companies built in the last six months by the first cohort of Embark Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIRs). The entrepreneurs shared progress on startups spanning diverse sectors like biotechnology, quantum science, advanced materials and aerospace. Read More