CBSA Congratulates Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Recipients
By: Colorado BioScience Association Date: 05/19/2021
Colorado BioScience Association congratulates CBSA members awarded proof-of-concept and early-stage capital grants by Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT). A total of 36 start ups from Colorado’s designated Advanced Industries will receive $8.6 million in funding.
The Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program is a critical source of non-dilutive funding for Colorado life sciences companies and organizations. It demonstrates a significant return on investment, delivering value back to the state through company creation and high-paying jobs.
Since inception, the program’s success metrics for life sciences alone include:
CBSA members receiving grants from the current cycle are:
Congratulations to all grant recipients from Colorado’s innovation economy including several from our life sciences ecosystem:
|Boulder Sterilization, Boulder, $250,000|
Ceria Therapeutics, Aurora, $250,000
EZaLife, Boulder, $250,000
HiveTech Solutions, Westminster, $500,000
Link to Learn, Denver, $247,195
New West Genetics, Fort Collins, $250,000
Op-T, Denver, $250,000
Orbit Genomics, Boulder, $250,000
Phase IV Engineering, Boulder, $381,000
Rock Immune, Denver, $250,000
Serenity App, Denver, $100,000
Vona Oncology, Westminster, $250,000
Read about the success achieved by past winners of these state-funded grants in the 2020-2021 Bioscience Colorado magazine.
Our Policy + Advocacy team works closely with OEDIT to highlight the importance of the Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program to our life sciences community. We advocate for full program funding and applaud the state legislature for providing a one-time, $10 million infusion for the program earlier this year after budget cuts in 2020.
CBSA applauds the success of the Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant recipients and is proud to support this vital program.