Friday May 15, 2015 0 comments
DENVER -- The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced the latest grantees for the Advanced Industry Accelerator Grant program.
A total of $2,931,851 will be awarded for Proof-of-Concept and Early-Stage Capital and Retention grants to support Colorado’s advanced industries.
Proof-of-Concept grants, awarded to Colorado research universities and federal labs in Colorado and other labs with valid tech transfer offices, went to:
- University of Colorado-Denver—Six awards totaling $184,999
- University of Colorado-Boulder—One award for $90,902
- Colorado School of Mines—Four awards totaling $223,900
- National Jewish Health, Denver—Industry Partner award for $25,000
Early-Stage Capital and Retention grants, funding companies commercializing innovative technologies to create viable products that meet a market need and be created or made in Colorado and exported globally, went to:
- CardioNXT Inc., Westminster--$250,000
- Special Aerospace Services, Boulder--$225,000
- Agribotix, Boulder--$250,000
- ProTechSure Scientific Inc., Aurora--$160,000
- VAIREX Air Systems, Boulder--$150,000
- Prieto Battery, Fort Collins--$100,000
- Katasi LLC, Boulder--$250,000
- Blackswift Technologies LLC, Boulder--$240,000
- AMP Robotics, Golden--$98,250
- Ocugen Inc., Aurora--$183,800
- Fluonic Inc., Boulder--$250,000
- Evolutionary Genomics Inc., Longmont--$250,000
The next application cycle for the grants is now open with a deadline of July 1.