Innovation


An efficient ammonia fuel reformer for the decarbonization of heavy industry was the winner of the first-ever Mines Global Energy Future Initiative Innov8x Challenge.
The state-of-the-art 31,000-square-foot building, where the Mines community can turn ideas into startups, is the final piece of the Mines Entrepreneurial & Innovation Ecosystem.
The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office has launched a new lab-embedded entrepreneurship program at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to support promising cleantech
The 37,000-square-foot building, located near 13th and Maple streets, will be the state-of-the-art centerpiece of the Mines Entrepreneurship and Innovation Ecosystem and the Labriola Innovation Complex.
When Brian Deurloo ’97 was a kid, he found out his neighbor was buying frogs—his favorite animal—at a quarter a pop. He showed up with a half-bucket of frogs. That was his first foray into entrepreneurship.
Construction on the new 33,000-square-foot facility – which will exponentially increase the scope of support for launching new businesses and ideas through Mines – could begin as soon as late 2021.
Along with seven other collaborating research universities, Mines will help cultivate deep technology businesses in the Western United States.
Contact lenses that can selectively deliver therapeutic drugs, a “spoof proof” smart car key, and carbon-storing concrete are among the recipients of 2021 Proof of Concept Awards from the Mines Office
The inaugural Energy Venture Investment Summit will be held virtually Feb. 10-11, 2021.
"We started this company with a focus on resolving diabetic foot ulcers, which pose serious health and financial burdens to those affected, but also believe the unique properties of our hydrogels may have broader applicability in wound healing," said Melissa Krebs, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering.