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MDA to acquire DigitalGlobe in merger to close later this year

MDA to acquire DigitalGlobe in merger to close later this year

WESTMINSTER -- MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company providing technology solutions to commercial and government... Read More

Friday February 24, 2017 0 comments Tags: Westminster, DigitalGlobe, MDA, Jeffrey R. Tarr, Howard Lance

InnovatioNews listed on Feedspot’s Top 50 innovation websites

InnovatioNews listed on Feedspot’s Top 50 innovation websites

LOVELAND -- InnovatioNews has been named to the 2017 Feedspot list of Top 50 Innovation Websites and Blogs for Innovators and Inventors. InnovatioNews , founded in 2012, placed No. 28 on... Read More

Friday February 24, 2017 0 comments Tags: Lee Porter, Feedspot

TestPlant appoints software veteran John Bates to lead next phase of firm's global expansion

TestPlant appoints software veteran John Bates to lead next phase of firm's global expansion

BOULDER -- TestPlant , a leader in digital service assurance and software test automation, announced it appointed Dr. John Bates as CEO. TestPlant said Bates is a respected visionary and... Read More

Friday February 24, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, TestPlant, Dr. John Bates, Michael Wand, George Mackintosh

FoCo Startup Week set for next week with dozens of free events across city

FoCo Startup Week set for next week with dozens of free events across city

FORT COLLINS -- The fourth annual Fort Collins Startup Week will be held next week, Feb. 27-March 3, in various locations across the city. The event is a week-long celebration of startup... Read More

Friday February 24, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Fort Collins Startup Week

Ascent Solar's Quality Management System achieves ISO 9001:2015 standard certification

Ascent Solar's Quality Management System achieves ISO 9001:2015 standard certification

THORNTON -- Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc . (OTCQB:ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, lightweight, and flexible thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solutions, announced that... Read More

Friday February 24, 2017 0 comments Tags: Thornton, Ascent Solar Technologies, Victor Lee, Dr. Amit Kumar

SlamData raises $6.7M in Series A funding round

SlamData raises $6.7M in Series A funding round

BOULDER -- SlamData Inc., a leading open source analytics company for modern unstructured data, announced it raised a $6.7M Series A funding round, led by Shasta Ventures. SlamData said the... Read More

Thursday February 23, 2017 0 comments Tags: SlamData, Jeff Carr, Shasta Ventures, Sreeni Iyer, Nitin Chopra

CSG survey reveals Millenials’ expectations for mobile service by 2022

CSG survey reveals Millenials’ expectations for mobile service by 2022

ENGLEWOOD -- CSG Systems International, Inc . (NASDAQ: CSGS) today announced results of its market survey, The Future of the Digital Experience: Mobile Edition. The survey evaluated the... Read More

Thursday February 23, 2017 0 comments Tags: Englewood, CSG Systems International, Phillip Yoo

Morris Animal Foundation receives $1M grant to fund bone cancer studies

Morris Animal Foundation receives $1M grant to fund bone cancer studies

DENVER --The Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Foundation have partnered to sponsor a $1 million grant for Morris Animal Foundation to help fund its research initiative in osteosarcoma, the... Read More

Thursday February 23, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Morris Animal Foundation, John Reddington, Susanne Kogut, David Petrie, Petco Foundation, Blue Buffalo Foundation


 
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CBSA Day at the Capitol, March 13, 9:30-Noon

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Software

TestPlant appoints software veteran John Bates to lead next phase of firm's global expansion

TestPlant appoints software veteran John Bates to lead next phase of firm's global expansion

BOULDER -- TestPlant , a leader in digital service assurance and software test automation, announced it appointed Dr. John Bates as CEO. TestPlant said Bates is a respected visionary and... Read More

Friday February 24, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, TestPlant, Dr. John Bates, Michael Wand, George Mackintosh

Cyber Security

Tractica: Global biometrics revenue to reach $15.1B by 2025, total nearly $70B

Tractica: Global biometrics revenue to reach $15.1B by 2025, total nearly $70B

BOULDER -- Worldwide annual revenue from biometrics hardware and software sales is expected to grow from $2.4 billion last year to $15.1 billion in 2025, according to a new report from Tractica... Read More

Tuesday February 7, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Tractica, Keith Kirkpatrick, biometrics

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WILD Summit, Feb. 24, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Westminster Marriott 

Talent

TestPlant appoints software veteran John Bates to lead next phase of firm's global expansion

TestPlant appoints software veteran John Bates to lead next phase of firm's global expansion

BOULDER -- TestPlant , a leader in digital service assurance and software test automation, announced it appointed Dr. John Bates as CEO. TestPlant said Bates is a respected visionary and... Read More

Friday February 24, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, TestPlant, Dr. John Bates, Michael Wand, George Mackintosh

Social Innovation

FoCo Startup Week set for next week with dozens of free events across city

FoCo Startup Week set for next week with dozens of free events across city

FORT COLLINS -- The fourth annual Fort Collins Startup Week will be held next week, Feb. 27-March 3, in various locations across the city. The event is a week-long celebration of startup... Read More

Friday February 24, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Fort Collins Startup Week

Energy

Navigant: 37M plug-in electric vehicles expected in global use by 2025

Navigant: 37M plug-in electric vehicles expected in global use by 2025

BOULDER -- More than 68 million light duty hybrid electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles and battery electric vehicles are expected to be in use globally, with over half 37 million -- being... Read More

Friday January 13, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Navigant Research, electric vehicles, Scott Shepard

Bioscience

Morris Animal Foundation receives $1M grant to fund bone cancer studies

Morris Animal Foundation receives $1M grant to fund bone cancer studies

DENVER --The Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Foundation have partnered to sponsor a $1 million grant for Morris Animal Foundation to help fund its research initiative in osteosarcoma, the... Read More

Thursday February 23, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Morris Animal Foundation, John Reddington, Susanne Kogut, David Petrie, Petco Foundation, Blue Buffalo Foundation

Aerospace

Two Ball Aerospace-built instruments headed for space station Saturday

Two Ball Aerospace-built instruments headed for space station Saturday

BOULDER -- Two Ball Aerospace -built payloads will blast off Saturday toward the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft. Scheduled for a Feb. 18 launch from... Read More

Friday February 17, 2017 0 comments Tags: Ball Aerospace, Boulder, Jim Oschmann, ISS, SpaceX Dragon, NASA

Water

Symbios Technologies receives $500K SBIR funding to commercialize Tubular Plasma Reactor

Symbios Technologies receives $500K SBIR funding to commercialize Tubular Plasma Reactor

FORT COLLINS -- Symbios Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of dynamic aqueous plasma technology platforms, today announced that the National Science Foundation has awarded the company a ... Read More

Thursday January 12, 2017 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Symbios Technologies, Symbios Tubular Plasma Reactor, Justin Bzdek, National Science Foundation

INvestment

SlamData raises $6.7M in Series A funding round

SlamData raises $6.7M in Series A funding round

BOULDER -- SlamData Inc., a leading open source analytics company for modern unstructured data, announced it raised a $6.7M Series A funding round, led by Shasta Ventures. SlamData said the... Read More

Thursday February 23, 2017 0 comments Tags: SlamData, Jeff Carr, Shasta Ventures, Sreeni Iyer, Nitin Chopra

New Products

Terralux announces expansion of DRV LED retrofit product line

Terralux announces expansion of DRV LED retrofit product line

LONGMONT -- Terralux , a leader in the design and manufacture of commercial LED lighting and building control products, announced the expansion of its DRV LED retrofit product line. The DRV... Read More

Tuesday February 21, 2017 0 comments Tags: Longmont, TerraLUX, Mark Liston

Robotics

Agribotix partners with senseFly to offer enhanced drone data processing solution

Agribotix partners with senseFly to offer enhanced drone data processing solution

BOULDER and CHESEAUX-SUR-LAUSANNE,Switzerland -- Agribotix , a leader in drone-enabled agricultural intelligence, today announced it has partnered with senseFly , the world's leading producer... Read More

Wednesday January 11, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Agribotix, senseFly, Lou Faust, eBee SQ, FarmLens

Digital Health

Regis University to join Catalyst HTI health tech campus in spring

Regis University to join Catalyst HTI health tech campus in spring

DENVER -- Regis University will join the Catalyst HTI health tech campus in the River North (RiNo) district in Denver this spring. As a higher education partner, Regis' College of Computer... Read More

Thursday February 9, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Catalyst HTI, Regis University, Shari Plantz-Masters, Mike Biselli

 

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