Below we have listed some of the resources brought to bear on the technology commercialization process. If you are interested in becoming more involved with the commercialization of University of Colorado, the University of Denver, the Colorado School of Mines and Colorado State University Technology, please send us a resume.
Commercialization does not just happen. It takes a team of individuals to understand and articulate the commercial viability of a technology. Within one month, the Innovation Center of the Rockies can put a group of Advisors around the table capable of giving the research team valuable feedback on the commercial potential of their invention. For more information, please see our Technology Commercialization Overview Page.
The Innovation Center of the Rockies works with local Universities to understand and develop viable pathways to market for their inventions. Our role is to recruit the business talent that can provide this guidance. Please click here for a current listing of our active projects.
A key deliverable for the Innovation Center of the Rockies is connecting talent from the business community with opportunities from local early stage companies and the University research community. Please see our Jobs Page for more information.
This breakfast showcases University of Colorado inventions and the work of University research staff. As part of the Boulder Chamber of Commerce’s yearly Esprit Entrepreneurship Celebration, the University of Colorado’s Technology Transfer office presents some of its most promising commercial technology from the University of Colorado system. This event is typically held in October.
Please check the Events Page for updated event dates and information.
Students assess the commercial potential of new technology, conduct market research, and produce business plans to gain valuable experience in technology commercialization. Students from the University of Colorado’s MBA program and the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic work closely with Innovation Center of the Rockies' Advisors in commercialization efforts and projects.
The Innovation Center of the Rockies has organized an informal group of Angels interested in making investments in early stage companies. For more information, please visit our Angel Investing Page.
Technology Transfer Offices sometimes have internal grant programs in place to help faculty bridge the gap between research, development, and commercialization of products and knowledge. Grants vary depending upon need and by University.
Small Business Grants provided by the federal government for the commercialization of technology. The Technology Transfer Office provides seminars and advising for the grant application process.