From the University of Colorado, Boulder:
TTO Announces Winners of 5th Annual Tech Transfer Awards
DENVER, Colo. (Jan. 24, 2007) – The University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office held its 5th Annual Awards event on January 24. The event, held at the historic Tivoli Turnhalle, was attended by over 200 local business leaders and faculty inventors. After a presentation from Myogen founders Dr. Michael Bristow and Dr. J. William Freytag, awards were presented to inventors, companies, and others who demonstrate best practices in technology transfer.
Awards were given to:
- Dr. Anatoliy Glushchenko, New Inventor of the Year, Colorado Springs campus (Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs)
- Dr. Jeffrey Holt, New Inventor of the Year, UCDHSC (Vice Chair for Research and Todd Professor of Experimental Pathology at the University of Colorado, Denver and Health Sciences Center)
- Dr. James Goodrich, New Inventor of the Year, Boulder campus (Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Colorado, Boulder)
- Dr. Zbigniew Celinski, Inventor of the Year, Colorado Springs campus (Professor of Physics at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs)
- Dr. Robin Shandas, Inventor of the Year, UCDHSC (Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado, Denver and Health Sciences Center)
- Dr. Robert Kutchta & Dr. Kathy Rowlen, Inventors of the Year, Boulder campus (Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Colorado, Boulder and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Colorado, Boulder, respectively)
- Dr. Richard Duke, Business Advisor of the Year (Founder of ApopLogic Pharmaceutics and GlobeImmune, Inc.)
- ALD NanoSolutions, Physical Sciences/Engineering/IT Company of the Year (Broomfield, CO)
- ARCA Discovery, Biosciences Company of the Year (Denver, CO)
- Kyle Lefkoff, Pinnacles Achievement Award (Boulder Ventures)
About the Technology Transfer Office
The CU Technology Transfer Office pursues, protects, packages, and licenses to business the intellectual property generated from research at CU. The TTO provides assistance to faculty, staff, and students, as well as to businesses looking to license or invest in CU technology. For more information about technology transfer at CU, visitwww.cu.edu/techtransfer.
About the University of Colorado
The University of Colorado is a three-campus system with campuses in Boulder and Colorado Springs, and a Denver and Health Sciences Center campus located in downtown Denver and at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. CU is a premier teaching and research university, ranked sixth among public institutions in federal research expenditures by the National Science Foundation. Academic prestige is marked by CU’s four Nobel laureates, seven Mac Arthur “genius” Fellows, 18 astronauts, 19 Rhodes Scholars and CU-Boulder’s ranking of 11th best public university in the world by the Institute for Higher Education. For further information, please visit www.cu.edu.