double helix team with PRISM Award

CU Boulder spinoff Double Helix wins prestigious industry award for SPINDLE® imaging system

March 13, 2019

The SPINDLE® is an attachment for widefield microscopes that captures high-precision, super-resolution 3D imagery of cellular structures down to the single molecular level. No other technology in the market currently offers this level of visual clarity and data capture.

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Innovative research lands two CU Boulder affiliates in National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 12, 2018

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) named Alan Weimer and John “Jan” Hall of the CU Boulder research community to its class of fellows for 2018.

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CU Boulder startup awarded $250,000 grant to develop more efficient solar power technology

Nov. 12, 2018

A power electronics company born out of CU Boulder, BREK Electronics Corp., received a $250,000 Early Stage Capital and Retention (ESCR) matching grant from the Advanced Industries Accelerator (AIA) sponsored by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (COEDIT). Co-founded by Dr. Robert Erickson, CU Boulder professor of...

Battling superbugs: New compounds could make old antibiotics new

Battling superbugs: New compounds could make old antibiotics new

Sept. 27, 2018

“We believe the compounds we’ve discovered have the potential to rejuvenate existing antibiotics – to make bacteria that are now insensitive to multiple drugs sensitive again,” said Corrie Detweiler, a professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB) who recently outlined her discovery in the journal PLOS Pathogens.

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Samsung Venture, Hyundai join BMW with investment in CU Boulder battery technology

Sept. 12, 2018

Bloomberg recently reported that Solid Power Inc., a Colorado-based developer of next-generation solid-state batteries, has completed a $20 million deal with Samsung Venture, Hyundai and others. The deal comes less than a year after Solid Power struck a partnership with the BMW Group and will help the company complete a...

University of Colorado Boulder startup garners $1 million in investment funding

University of Colorado Boulder startup garners $1 million in investment funding

July 19, 2018 A 3D nano-imaging company built around CU Boulder technology and faculty just secured $1 million in investment funding from Luminate, an international startup accelerator focused on next-generation optics, photonics and imaging . “We’ve been watching Double Helix’s progress with great interest, including their 2016 win at the SPIE Startup...

ASTRALiTe's 2-in-1 Topo-Bathy LiDAR

CU Boulder LiDAR technology in the news

June 19, 2018

Image: ASTRALiTe's 2-in-1 Topo-Bathy LiDAR A LiDAR technology patented by the University of Colorado Boulder made news this week when ASTRALiTe, the exclusive licensee of the technology, announced the achievement of a major milestone in enhancing its mapping capabilities. The technology, invented in the lab of Jeffrey Thayer, professor of...

Augmented reality enhances robot collaboration

Augmented reality enhances robot collaboration

March 26, 2018

Two papers published by the ATLAS Iron Lab last week for the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction in Chicago open the door to a promising area of research, paving the way for more seamless integration of robots in modern life.

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CANLab looks to technology collaboration to boost pain research and treatment

March 15, 2018

Photo: Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab (CANLab) director Tor Wager and team members The future of pain assessment may be in an app. The Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab (CANLab) at CU Boulder is betting that a new collaboration with cliexa , Inc. , a Denver-based startup that develops interactive...

Next-gen flexible robots move and heal like us

Next-gen flexible robots move and heal like us

Jan. 5, 2018

Engineers have developed a new class of soft, electrically activated devices capable of mimicking the expansion and contraction of natural muscles, a major advance in the field of robotics.