Celia joins New Iridium as a Research Scientist. Celia recently graduated with a chemistry degree from The College of New Jersey. Throughout her time as an undergraduate, she also conducted research at Colorado State University, The College of New Jersey, and Los Alamos National Lab
December 2, 2019
Awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Phase 1 $225,000
New Iridium received $225,000 Phase 1 funding from National Science Foundation (NSF)'s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.
NSF is proud to support the technology of the future by thinking beyond incremental developments and funding the most creative, impactful ideas across all markets and areas of science and engineering
November 12, 2019
Energy Transfer Mechanism in Light Driven C-N Cross Coupling
Energy Transfer to Ni-amine Complexes in Dual Catalytic, Light-driven C–N Cross-Coupling Reactions
Exclusive Licensing Agreement with University of Colorado
New Iridium have executed an Exclusive Licensing Agreement with CU Boulder for the the patent in regards to Compositions and Methods of Promoting Organic Photocatalysis.
March 31 - April 4, 2019
American Chemical Society (ACS) Spring Conference
Dr. Chern-Hooi Lim attended and presented at the ACS conference. Topics presented are:
Strongly reducing organic dihydrophenazine and phenixazine photoredox catalysts for visible light-driven synthesis of polymers and small molecules
Benzimidazoles as Metal-Free and Recyclable Hydrides for CO2 Reduction to Formate
C-N Cross-Coupling via Photoexcitation of Nickel-Amine Complexes
February 1, 2019
Destination Startup - University of Colorado
New Iridium participated in the Destination Startup programhosted by Venture Partners of CU Boulder. This program is a collaboration among Colorado's leading research universities and federal laboratories, showcasing the best technologies from the region’s innovation ecosystem.
May 1, 2018
Brent Cutcliffe joins New Iridium
Brent Cutcliffejoins as the co-founder and COO of New Iridium. He holds Bachelor and MBA from Canadian universities. Mr. Cutcliffe brings experience from over 10 years in C-suite roles and high-growth startups.
January 4, 2020
Featured on Boulder's Daily Camera for receiving grant from OEDIT
New Iridium was featured on Daily Camera as 1 of 6 Boulder-based startups with ties to the University of Colorado Boulder for all their innovation with $1.5 million in grants from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT).
November 21, 2019
Awarded Colorado OEDIT Advanced Industries Grant $250,000
Webinar: Fundamentals & Applications of Photoredox Catalysts in Organic & Macromolecular Synthesis
Garret Miyake, Professor of Colorado State University and Co-Founder of New Iridium was the keynote speaker to discuss the fundamentals of photoredox catalysts application in organic synthesis. Webinar recording can be found here. This event is sponsored by Merck KGaA and MilliporeSigma.
Strongly Reducing Organic Photoredox Catalysts for Visible Light-driven Synthesis of Polymers and Small Molecules
Visible-light-driven Conversion of CO2 to CH4 with an Organic Sensitizer and an Iron Porphyrin Catalyst
June 12, 2019
Dr. David J Boston joins New Iridium
Fort Collins, CO
Dr. David J. Bostonjoins New Iridium as a lead scientist. Dr. Boston earned his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2013, where his dissertation topic was “Examining Ruthenium Chromophores for the Photochemical Reduction of CO2 to Methanol”. Dr. Boston holds a B.Sc. in Chemistry from Iowa State University (2006), where his undergraduate research project was in catalysis for asymmetric hydrogen transfer.
March 1, 2019
Established Lab Space in Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO
Started leasing lab space from CSU.
January 27-31, 2019
Winter Conference on Medicinal & Bioorganic Chemistry (WCMBC)
Marianne Foo joins as a part-time CFO of New Iridium. Ms. Foo has a B.S. in Business Administration (Finance and Accounting) from Drexel University. Ms. Foo is a Senior Consultant for Deloitte Consulting and has over eight years experience with global clients in industries ranging from pharmaceutical to consumer and industrial products.
December 6, 2019
Recognized by Joe Neguse - Member of Congress for receiving Phase 1 NSF Funding
Thank You Joe Neguse (U.S. Representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district) for recognizing New Iridium in obtaining our recent funding from National Science Foundation (NSF).
November 26, 2019
Discovery of Dihydroacridine
Dimethyl‐dihydroacridines as Photocatalysts in the Organocatalyzed ATRP of Acrylate Monomers
New Iridium attended the 2019 ARPA-E Summit. This summit brings together energy stakeholders, industry professionals and technology experts from around the world to discuss and address America’s energy challenges in new and innovative ways. This year’s event recognizes 10 years of ARPA-E making ideas into reality and sets the stage for the next decade of energy innovation.
April 23, 2019
Colorado State University (CSU) Demo Day
Fort Collins, CO
New Iridium participated in CSU Demo Day which was a premiere event that inspires and enriches the entrepreneurial community of CSU and Northern Colorado. Faculty, staff, and students, as well as alumni, business professionals, and entrepreneurs had the opportunity to engage with researchers and local emerging companies in and around our community.