Anschutz Acceleration Initiative

Unlocking Patient Impact, Transforming Care Delivery

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has a long history of success in accelerating breakthroughs in medicine and healthcare for the benefit of people everywhere.

Through the Anschutz Acceleration Initiative (AAI), private support is enabling the rapid advancement of healthcare innovations spanning disciplines and diseases that are poised to make direct patient impact within the next 3 to 5 years. 

The Anschutz Foundation made the AAI possible with a $50 million commitment to speed the development of advanced medical treatments, and to drive innovative solutions that will transform care delivery. 

Anschutz Acceleration Initiative Awardees

Announced January 2024

AAI Announcement & Updates

  • Read the June 2023 campus announcement here.
  • Read the July 2023 campus update here.
  • Read the August 2023 campus update here.
  • Read the January 2024 campus update here.

Frequently Asked Questions About the AAI

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Application and timeline details

Review and decision-making process

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