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Inscripta® acquires Infinome Biosciences and Sestina Bio to advance sustainable biomanufacturing

Jan. 18, 2023

CU Boulder spinout Inscripta®, a global leader in genome engineering technology, announced the acquisition of two pioneers of synthetic biology—Infinome Biosciences and Sestina Bio, which advance Inscripta’s strategy to develop and commercialize bio-manufactured products for a broad spectrum of industrial and consumer markets.

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InDevR Raises $9M in Series B financing and partners with bioMérieux

Jan. 17, 2023

CU Boulder spinout InDevR Inc, a provider of analytical technologies for vaccines and biotherapeutics, announced that it has raised $9 million in series B financing. Adjuvant Capital has invested $4 million, and bioMérieux $5 million. Together, these investments will support InDevR’s commercial expansion and ongoing development of new reagent kits for its VaxArray® platform.

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DOE awards Solid Power $5.6M to develop more affordable and efficient electric vehicle batteries

Jan. 10, 2023

Techstory—The U.S. Department of Energy announced that CU Boulder spinout Solid Power was awarded $5.6 million in a $42 million investment in twelve companies to develop more affordable and efficient advanced electric vehicle batteries in the U.S. Solid Power will develop a 3D-structured Li metal anode and novel sulfur composite cathode to enable high-energy and fast-charging EV battery cells.

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LongPath Technologies first to receive federal and state approval for emissions-monitoring technology

Jan. 9, 2023

BizWest—CU Boulder startup LongPath Technologies is the first emissions-monitoring technology to be approved by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE).

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Solid Power announces new commitment with BMW

Dec. 23, 2022

Reuters, Bloomberg, more—CU Boulder spinout Solid Power announced it would offer intellectual property rights related to its solid-state batteries to BMW and allow the production of the battery cells at the automaker's facilities in Germany.

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LongPath Technologies raises $22M Series A to meet accelerating demand for its patented methane monitoring network

Dec. 5, 2022

CU Boulder startup LongPath Technologies, a leading provider of patented continuous emissions detection and quantification technology, has raised $22 million in Series A funding. The round included Buff Gold Ventures, a firm focused on deep tech investments coming out of the University of Colorado.

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Cofounders of CU Boulder startup named Forbes 30 Under 30

Dec. 1, 2022

Forbes—Using a technology called reversible metal electrodeposition, Tynt Technologies makes windows with the ability to adjust their tint to optimize visual and thermal comfort and reduce building energy consumption from light and HVAC use. Cofounders Tyler Hernandez and Michael Strand were named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

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CU Boulder ColdQuanta adopts a new umbrella brand: Infleqtion

Nov. 30, 2022

Inside Quantum Technology—As the quantum industry continues to mature, many companies are maturing and changing alongside it. One of these is ColdQuanta. In an announcement earlier today, the company has created its new umbrella brand, Infleqtion.

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CU Boulder startup ColdQuanta's Albert named in TIME's Best Inventions of 2022

Nov. 18, 2022

With this technology, once accessible only to professional scientists but now free to all, researchers can remotely use CU Boulder startup ColdQuanta’s quantum-matter machine to design potentially transformative innovations.

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Key investment is the latest milestone for CU Boulder startup Vitro3D and founders Camila Uzcategui and Johnny Hergert

Nov. 2, 2022

Vitro3D, a CU Boulder startup pioneering volumetric 3D printing for life sciences, just closed its first investment round of $1.3 million. The hard-won vote of confidence from the investment community will allow the promising new venture to pursue ambitious technical advances while continuing to build critical business capacity.