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Explore a range of expert partners ready to help with technology development, platform design and prototyping via university core services, contract research organizations, and software implementation specialists.

University Core Facilities

University of Colorado Core Facilities

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  • Bioinformatics & Biostatistics, Next-gen sequencing, animal models, cell models, antibodies, mass spectrometry, microscopy, X-Ray crystallography, flow cytometry, etc.
Software/Platform Development/Behavioral Design

Ingenious Agency


Kevin Jones


  • Uruguay-based company specializing in behavioral design to inform software and app development strategy
  • Offers contract engineering or dedicated in-team support for design and building of apps, platforms and networks
Software/Platform DevelopmentWoodridge Software
  • Local Colorado based company focusing on software development, app creation, and connectivity build-outs
  • Can contract work to a team or request an engineer/developer to embed in the startup team, or request training for in-house team members
CU Core/Prototype Development (Device)InWorks - CU Denver/Anschutz
  • CU affiliate group
  • Rapid protoyping for device development
  • 3D printing, Woodworking, Electronics. Metalwork, Laser cutting, Synthetic biology
CU Core/Prototype Development (Device)

Gates Biomanufacturing Facility

  • CU/Gates Regenerative Medicine Center affiliate group
  • Cell therapy and protein product process development, consultation and support
Prototype Development (Pharma or Device)K1C Consulting
  • Local Colorado company
  • Engineering consulting firm

  • Early stage product development

Prototype Development (Device)Neuma Engineering
  • Medical device prototype/development company
Prototype Development (Device)IO Life Science
  • Medical device prototype/development company
Prototype Development/GxP Best Practices ConsultingAzzur
  • Offers GxP and compliance consulting and advising to help startups get new products to market
CROChem Partner
  • International company with multiple US offices
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Drug development
  • Small molecule
CROAlta Biotech
  • Local company
  • Gene synthesis
  • siRNA development
CROBolder BioPath
  • Local company
  • Disease focus: RA, Osteoarthritis, Lupus, Anemia, IBS, Cancer
  • Disease model development
  • Toxicology
CROPreClinical Research Services (Inotiv subsidiary)
  • Local company
  • Medical device pre-clinical animal model
  • MedTech device efficacy studies
  • Pharmacokinetic studies
CROFlagship Biosciences 
  • Local company
  • Immunohistochemistry biomarker development
  • Pathology based biomarkers
  • Studies range from pre-clinical to clinical trial Ph I, II, III endpoints
CROPlato Biopharma
  • Local company
  • Pre-clinical studies
  • Pharmacology
  • Disease model development
CRO/Contract EngineeringBoulderiQ
  • Local company based in Boulder, CO
  • Contract engineering and regulatory services for medical device companies, high technology and consumer products
CROCare Research
  • Local company
  • Small and large animal disease development
  • PK/PD
  • Toxicity
  • Device efficacy
  • Protocol development