E&I Meetup group

Mines alumni, friends, faculty, students, staff, engage entrepreneurs, mentors and angels meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5:00 pm at the Buffalo Rose, downtown Golden.

Chevron Studio

Accelerating the commercialization of lower-carbon technologies

Application due June 6th

Want to get more involved with entrepreneurship and innovation? Below is a list of workshops, talks, challenges, conferences, and more hosted both by Mines as well as by our partners and organizations around the world. If you have an event you’d like added to the calendar, please email Dr. Werner Kuhr.


Mines E&I Meetups

Bi-Monthly Wednesdays at 5:00 pm Buffalo Rose patio

We’re back! Back by popular demand, our Meetup Group will kick off its post-pandemic meeting at the Industrial Climate Tech Summit on Wednesday, June 1st.
On June 29th, we’ll be back at the Buffalo Rose patio.

Mines E&I Meetup Group




Mines Global Future Initiative and the Innov8x has teamed up to bring you the GEFI Innov8x Challenge. This challenge event brings together Mines students, faculty, staff, and a world-class list of industry problem sponsors.

Problem sponsors will supply students with challenges, that will push their skills to brainstorm innovative ideas by truly identifying the beneficiaries (people who would benefit when the problem is solved) and the innovation needed to successfully solve a presented challenge.

All innovative and entrepreneurial problem-solving #HelluvaEngineer students are welcome to join, including hard sciences to economics, business, and public policy.  During the challenge, these #HelluvaEngineers will solve the challenge problems with the support of faculty and staff mentors, and our challenge problem sponsors.


  • August 1 (5pm MT)
    Challenge Problem Sponsor deadline
  • August 4 (noon-2pm MT)
    Challenge Problem Sponsor workshop
  • August 25 (6pm – 9pm MT)
    Challenge Pitch Day where companies pitch their challenge to students 
  • September 7 (1pm – 6pm MT)
    Innovation Forum Event
  • September 8 (time TBD)
    Innovation Challenge Event 
  • September 8 (TBD)

Register Here

Problem Sponsor

Mines Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Interest Group partnering together for Mines Entrepreneurship Showcase.

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Girls With Impact/Women With

Scholarship Seats for Women With Impact’s Summer Business & Leadership Academy — 
Seen in The New York Times
Students – Girls With Impact is offering scholarships to 500 young women 18-24 for a 5-week Summer live, online mini-MBA Program.

Summer classes start the weeks of July 11 and August 8 and will fill up, so sign-up today.  Classes are held 2x/week from anywhere.

Get real work experience. Build your confidence. Network with peers nationwide.  

Register here now
Qualify for low-income? Use code: NEXTGENDENVER
All other students for 70% off use code: DENVER