CSU Ventures, Colorado State's university venturing unit, seals a partnership to commercialise its researhc with The Innovation Center of the Rockies.

The Innovation Center of the Rockies,  has joined with CSU Ventures, the university venturing unit of Colorado State University to create new businesses based on the university’s research.

Todd Headley, CSU Ventures president, said: "This partnership symbolises the nationwide movement toward pooling academic and business community resources, regionalizing entrepreneurial support networks, and preparing university students for today’s globally competitive workforce. The continuing build-out of Colorado’s entrepreneurial ecosystem of university research, industry leadership and venture investment is a big win for everyone."

ICR executive director Tim Bour said: "Our partnership with CSU Ventures will match top faculty and graduate researchers with our network of more than 1,000 mentors and advisors, one of the largest entrepreneurial support systems in the country. This agreement represents a major milestone in forwarding ICR’s statewide mission to match technology to markets and turn invention into new Colorado businesses through our commercialisation process."

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