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CU spinout Solid Power, Industry-Leading All-Solid-State Battery Producer, to List on NASDAQ

June 21, 2021

Solid Power's merger with Riverstone Holdings LLC's Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation III constitutes a significant milestone in commercialization of Solid Power's next generation all-solid-state batteries. Upon closing, the combined company is expected to list on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SLDP".

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Monetizing Covid: Solutions get booster shot at universities

June 1, 2021

New ways to fight the economic and social devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic are being born and raised at universities in the Boulder Valley and Northern Colorado. Technology-transfer and accelerator entities at the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado State University in Fort Collins are helping them get the entrepreneurial support they need to hasten them to market.

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CU spinout Meati Foods puts roots down with new factory in Thornton

May 27, 2021

Meati co-founders, Tyler Huggins, CEO, and Justin Whiteley, CTO, are CU Boulder alumni who went into business first to develop battery technology. They shifted to plant-based meat substitutes believing they would be nutritious and more environmentally sustainable than traditionally raised animal meat.

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CU spinout ColdQuanta adds $20M to speed up commercialization

May 13, 2021

Continuing what has been a busy year for the startup, Boulder-based ColdQuanta has brought on $20 million to help commercialize its quantum computing technology. The investment brings ColdQuanta’s total funding to $74 million and comes from existing investors including Foundry Group, Global Frontier Quantum Opportunity Fund, LCP Quantum Partners and Maverick Ventures.

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BMW and Ford invest in CU Boulder spinout Solid Power to secure all solid-state batteries for future electric vehicles

May 4, 2021

Solid Power, an industry-leading producer of all solid-state batteries for electric vehicles, today announced a $130 million Series B investment round. The investment positions Solid Power to produce full-scale automotive batteries, increase associated material output and expand in-house production capabilities for future vehicle integration.

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The world's first fully automated benchtop digital genome engineering platform from CU spinout Inscripta is here

May 2, 2021

As synthetic biology continues to grow, advanced benchtop systems are becoming available to make research and product development easier. Now, Inscripta, a digital genome engineering company, has announced the first commercial shipment of its Onyx platform. The platform is the world's first fully automated benchtop instrument for genome-scale engineering. Inscripta also announced its Series E funding of $150 million.

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CU spinout Sionic Energy Launches to Commercialize Next-Generation Lithium-Ion Battery Cells for Mobility and Consumer Electronic Applications

April 20, 2021

Formerly NOHMs Technologies, the company combines proprietary electrolyte with a newly developed silicon anode design for a low-cost, high-performance and safer lithium-ion battery. In commercializing these latest silicon anode technologies, Sionic will collaborate with Mechanical Engineering Professor Sehee Lee’s lab and team of postdocs at the CU Boulder. Over the past decade at the university, Dr. Lee’s team has created a legacy of Li-ion battery innovations that help drive the adoption of energy storage in products and their positive impact on climate change.

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Drug development platform could provide flexible, rapid and targeted antimicrobials

April 16, 2021

Researchers at CU Boulder have created a platform that can develop effective and highly specific peptide nucleic acid therapies for use against any bacteria within just one week. The Facile Accelerated Specific Therapeutic (FAST) platform was created by Associate Professor Anushree Chatterjee and her team within the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

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ColdQuanta Awarded U.S. Government Contracts Totaling $2.55M

April 8, 2021

CU Boulder spinout ColdQuanta, the leader in Cold Atom Quantum Technology, has been awarded two development contracts from U.S. Government agencies worth $2.55M in total. Both projects are based on the company's Quantum Core™ technology that uses atoms cooled to a temperature of nearly absolute zero, and lasers to manipulate and control the atoms with extreme precision.

SomaLogic Inc. CEO Roy Smythe

SomaLogic to go public via SPAC in deal that values it as a unicorn

April 8, 2021

CU Boulder spinout SomaLogic Inc. is beginning a merger with a special purpose acquisition company CM Life Sciences II that would add up to $651 million in new funding to the company’s books, and make it Colorado’s latest unicorn. The deal values SomaLogic at $1.23 billion before going public, granting it unicorn status as a privately held company worth more than $1 billion.

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