Tuesday, January 15, 2008

CU TTO: The Stars Come Out at Night

It was a who’s who on the red carpet for last nights 6th Annual University of Colorado Technology Transfer Awards dinner. The evening kicked off with a talk by Governor Bill Ritter who unambiguously understands and supports the value that the process of technology transfer plays in intellectual capital commercialization effort yielding state wide economic development (and other) benefits. An elbow rubbing reception followed and as desert was served the awards presentation, emceed by David Allen, got underway.

The 2007 award winners are:

Michael Larson
New Inventor of the Year, UCCS

Lia Gore & Deborah DeRyckere
New Inventors of the Year, Denver

Stephanie J. Bryant
New Inventor of the Year, Boulder

Paul A. Bunn
Inventor of the Year, Denver

Douglas L. Gin
Inventor of the Year, Boulder

Dan Mitchell
Bioscience Business Advisor of the Year

Paul Nelson
Physical Science/Engineering/IT Business Advisor of the Year

Physical Sciences/Engineering/IT Company of the Year

Bioscience Company of the Year

Myron J. Levin John M. Stewart
Inductees into the Pinnacles of Inventorship

***Update*** Be sure to get your vote in for the CLSDF Readers Company of the Year Award. BaroFold has some catching up to do if they are to sweep the CU TTO and CLSDF Company of the Year awards. Voting ends on 31 January.

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