On January 11, 2012, Rep. Mark Ferrandino introduced HB 12-1044 – Concerning the Creation of the Start-Up Colorado Technology Transfer Grant Program. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
The establishes the start-up Colorado technology transfer grant program. The purpose of the program is provide grants of up to $750,000 to offices of technology transfer to help further the commercialization of technology projects and discoveries in Colorado, which will, in turn, lead to the creation of Colorado jobs. The start-up Colorado technology transfer cash fund, not to exceed $5 million, is also created. The program is repealed, effective July 1, 2015.
Since this summary, the House Committee on Economic and Business Development amended the bill and referred it to Appropriations.
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