The University of Colorado jumped from No. 53 to No. 20 in a recent global ranking of the top 100 universities granted U.S. utility patents. All four campuses contributed to CU’s total 100+ patents, with CU Boulder contributing 60.
Researchers at CU Boulder, led by Professor Mike McGehee in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, have developed an improved method for controlling smart tinting on windows that could make them cheaper, more effective and more durable than current options on the market.
CU Boulder researchers and the CU spinoff VitriVax Inc., are focused on finding a way to get vaccines to 7.8 billion people. The research team is able to do so with funding, licensing and startup support from Venture Partners at CU Boulder, the university’s commercialization arm.
Researchers at CU Boulder, led by Architectural Engineering Professor Moncef Krarti, have discovered how to take benefits of a several-steps strategy instead of just having a 2-step control mechanism by using tilting insulators inside the exterior wall.
Researchers at CU Boulder, led by Biochemistry Professor Robert Batey, have developed compositions and methods for temporal regulation of single guide RNAs (sgRNAs) that comprise a small molecule-binding aptamer in the sgRNA, which enables small-molecule-dependent gene editing in bacteria.