Women’s Chamber, Catalyst lead Smart Gigabit Communities effort

“You are as ready as any city I’ve seen,” he said. “You have the city on board, leadership on board, you have a great start with Catalyst Campus and the National Cybersecurity Center and the support of the women’ chamber. I believe you can be successful.” – Dr. Glenn Ricart, Founder and CTO, US Ignite Read more here: http://www.csbj.com/2017/07/26/womens-chamber-catalyst-lead-smart-gigabit-communities-effort/

The city of Colorado Springs is joining with the Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, Catalyst Campus and a Washington, D.C.-based group, to become part of a network of more than 20 “Smart Gigabit Communities”

The city of Colorado Springs is joining with the Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, Catalyst Campus and a Washington, D.C.-based group, to become part of a network of more than 20 “Smart Gigabit Communities” and develop new ways to use ultra-fast internet connections for business, education and health. Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers announced the effort Tuesday during a …

CyberWorx sprints have proven value via the Colorado Springs Business Journal

Across almost a year of the Air Force Academy’s CyberWorx sprints, design thinking has “proven its value” as a problem-solving technique for the Air Force, said director Col. Jeffrey Collins. Since sprints started last August, each has brought unexpected outcomes, novel solutions and positive feedback from Air Force leaders. “The outcomes of the sprints have been surprising in every case …

Air Force showcasing 3 technologies for potential licensing Friday in Colorado Springs

Catalyst Campus in downtown Colorado Springs will host an Air Force Technology Showcase at 6 p.m. Friday to highlight three technologies developed by the Air Force Academy and the Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate to businesses that might want to license them. Read more here: http://gazette.com/air-force-showcasing-3-technologies-for-potential-licensing-friday-in-colorado-springs/article/1601466

PTAC & SBDC move downtown will help small businesses

The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center and the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center will move late next month to Catalyst Campus, on the east edge of downtown, from the Citizens Service Center on Garden of the Gods Road to be closer to clients. Read more here: http://gazette.com/agencies-move-downtown-will-help-small-businesses/article/1604661

Microsoft classes teaching soldiers technology

About 500 soldiers leave the military every month in Colorado Springs, and now the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy is bridging the gap to civilian careers in information technology. MSSA and Fort Carson celebrated Friday as 24 soldiers entered the inaugural class at Catalyst Campus for Technology & Innovation. Read more here http://m.gazette.com/new-academy-teaches-soldiers-technology/article/1604385

Catalyst Campus’ Rising Star: Dr. Rebecca Decker

Rebecca Decker says there’s never a boring day at Catalyst Campus — and she should know. Read the full article featuring CSBJ’s Rising Star, Catalyst Campus’ Director of Marketing and Business Engagement, Dr. Rebecca Decker: http://www.csbj.com/2017/03/16/2017-rising-stars-dr-rebecca-decker/.

Catalyst Campus Recognized for its Collaborative Ecosystem and Innovation in EDCC Online Article: “Colorado builds more than spacecraft: State’s innovative partnerships develop aerospace talent and industry capabilities”

Other Colorado initiatives drive collaboration among industry stakeholders, researchers, and educators. The University of Colorado Boulder’s AeroSpace Ventures (ASV) initiative brings together aerospace engineering and earth and space science faculty, students, and industrial researchers to solve complex problems leading to new discoveries and innovations. The Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation, based in Colorado Springs, is developing a collaborative infrastructure …