Our mission is to enhance connections and spotlight the invaluable innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors that are taking place across all four campuses.


The University of Colorado aspires to become the #1 public institution in innovation and entrepreneurship, setting the standard for excellence and impact.

Areas of Impact

  • Ensure student success and opportunity through entrepreneurship and innovation — To ensure every student engages with innovation and entrepreneurship through courses, academic programs, research, or experiential opportunities.
  • Be the nation’s leader in innovations addressing significant societal challenges — Empower faculty, students, and staff to lead groundbreaking innovations and ventures. 
  • Support a vibrant I&E ecosystem — Evolve and develop strategies and policies to promote collaborative, interdisciplinary, real-world-focused research that generates impactful IP, including patents and royalties, while acknowledging the effort required for successful commercialization.