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UQM electric drive system picked for FedEx Express vans

UQM electric drive system picked for FedEx Express vans

LONGMONT - UQM Technologies announced its PowerPhase HD electric drive systems have been selected to power FedEx Express electric delivery vans in Boulder. The systems will be supplied to... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday May 30, 2012 0 comments Tags: UQM Technologies

SparkFun Electronics releases MiniBot

BOULDER - SparkFun Electronics announced the release of MiniBot, the latest addition to its popular ProtoSnap line. MiniBot is a complete robotics platform that allows the construction of a small... Read More

By: Jay Jacoby Wednesday May 30, 2012 0 comments Tags: MiniBot, ProtoSnap, SparkFun

Six Colorado firms selected for SBIR grants

Six Colorado small businesses recently received $150,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants from the DOE to help fund projects on power generation. The grants were part of $11 million... Read More

By: Jay Jacoby Wednesday May 30, 2012 0 comments Tags: Aqwest LLC, Cool Energy Inc., Ion Engineering LLC, Tda Research Inc.

InVitria receives $1.5 million grant for cell-based vaccines

FORT COLLINS - InVitria, a division of Ventria Bioscience, announced it will receive $1.5 million over two years to develop a novel, animal-free, defined cell culture media for the commercial... Read More

By: Jay Jacoby Wednesday May 30, 2012 0 comments Tags: cell-based vaccines, InVitria, Scott Deeter, Ventria Bioscience

ICR adds Randy West to team

BOULDER - The Innovation Center of the Rockies (ICR) has hired Randy West to be program manager for a collaborative commercialization effort with CSU Ventures in Fort Collins. The ICR and CSU... Read More

By: Jay Jacoby Wednesday May 30, 2012 0 comments Tags: CSU Ventures, ICR, Randy West, Todd Headley

Flagship Biosciences acquires IHCtech

WESTMINSTER - Flagship Biosciences announced it has acquired IHCtech at the Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Founded in 2002, IHCtech has developed a reputation for high-quality advanced... Read More

By: Jay Jacoby Wednesday May 30, 2012 0 comments Tags: Flagship Biosciences, IHCtech

Cascade TEK's Front Range test lab earns accreditation

LONGMONT - The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) has awarded certification to Cascade TEK's Front Range product testing lab. The facility conducts aircraft component... Read More

By: Jay Jacoby Wednesday May 30, 2012 0 comments Tags: Cascade TEK, David Bowles

Albeo Technologies' fixture earns multiple awards

BOULDER - Albeo Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of commercial LED lighting, announced its H-Series High Bay LED fixture won three prestigious awards at Lightfair International 2012. All three... Read More

By: Jay Jacoby Wednesday May 30, 2012 0 comments Tags: Albeo Technologies, Jeff Bisberg