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ColdQuanta, CU Boulder startup, closes additional $10M in seed financing

Dec. 12, 2019

Led by its current investors Maverick Ventures and Global Frontier Investments, the funding will be used to advance the development of ColdQuanta’s cold atom Quantum Core technology, the foundation for the company’s development of quantum computers.

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$2M award helps CU startup SuviCa build new tech to find better cancer drugs

Nov. 1, 2019

A 2-year, $2 million National Cancer Institute (NCI) award has been given to Boulder-based startup SuviCa, Inc. co-founded by CU Boulder and CU Cancer Center investigator, Dr. Tin Tin Su. Dr. Su hopes to find drugs that augment the effect of radiation to keep cancer at bay.

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CU Boulder spinoff Inscripta launches the world's first benchtop platform for digital genome engineering

Oct. 10, 2019

The Onyx™ platform enables scientists to create libraries of millions of precisely engineered single cells in one experiment through a fully automated workflow.

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CU Boulder spinout Aspero Medical receives seed round investment from Innosphere Fund

Sept. 9, 2019

The Innosphere Fund announced their second investment in Boulder-based medical device startup company, Aspero Medical, Inc. Aspero has developed the APTM Balloon Overtube for use in gastrointestinal (GI) balloon endoscopy procedures.

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A high-performance battery for renewable energy storage

Aug. 2, 2019

A low-cost, high-performance battery chemistry developed by CU Boulder researchers could one day lead to scalable grid-level storage for wind and solar energy that could help electrical utilities reduce their dependency on fossil fuels. Venture Partners helped to file the patent on the innovation.

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CU Boulder spinout Inscripta featured in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

July 30, 2019

Inscripta gave its first public presentation at the 2019 Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution & Design (SEED) conference in New York City, where the company offered a peek into their progress toward making “the world’s first scalable platform for benchtop digital genome engineering.”

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Self-healing, fully-recyclable electronic skin has new applications

July 15, 2019

This technology is being developed by CU Boulder Associate Professor Jianliang Xiao of the Department of Mechanical Engineering in collaboration with Professor Wei Zhang of the Department of Chemistry. Their completely recyclable, self-healing e-skin may one day lead to improvements in human health, robotics, prosthetics and beyond.

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CU Boulder spinout OnKure Therapeutics enrolls first cancer patient in clinical trial

June 21, 2019

A new drug therapy for cancer treatment, spun out of research performed in a CU Boulder biochemistry lab, may provide better results for patients with solid cancers and hematologic cancers, such as leukemia and lymphoma.

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University spinout Aspero Medical prototyping robots that may one day perform colonoscopies

May 28, 2019

Associate Mechanical Engineering Professor Mark Rentschler, founder and CEO of CU Boulder spinout Aspero Medical, and his research colleagues are prototyping Endoculus, their gastro-intestinal exploring robot.

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CU Boulder spinoff Orbital Micro Systems to cover the globe with a constellation of weather satellites

May 15, 2019

Last month, researchers at CU Boulder saw the fruits of their labors launch aboard a new satellite. That satellite is the first in a planned fleet of Earth-orbiters that the team says will one day record weather data at every point on the globe every 15 minutes.