Inworks is an initiative for interdisciplinary innovation

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus

+   design thinking    +   computational thinking    +    disruptive innovation    +   radical interdisciplinarity  + 

Inworks draws together faculty, staff and students from across the two campuses, as well as entrepreneurs and leaders from industry, government, education and the community, to address problems of importance to human society. Our mission is to impart skills and habits of mind that allow people to collaboratively create impactful solutions to human problems. Inworks seeks to create innovative solutions to some of the world’s most challenging problems, while in the process creating life-long innovators. 


Inworks provides an extensive range of offerings in our state-of-the-art design and rapid prototyping space to facilitate the process of making innovative ideas into tangible realities.

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 Inworks is a community where you can expect support, opportunity and accountability

  • We are a community of innovators, creative thinkers, and empathetic change-makers.
  • We work to better ourselves so that we may improve the lives of others.
  • We want to change the world, and ourselves.
  • We approach our work with purpose, passion and humility.
  • We respect each other’s person, property, intellect and preference. We respect each other’s ambitions, abilities, and limitations. We respect each other.
  • We embrace intellectual and emotional breadth. We embrace differences.
  • We expect tolerance, patience, persistence, and optimism from ourselves and from each other.
  • We expect to be held accountable by our colleagues.
  • We support one another as friends, colleagues, teammates, and collaborators.
  • We exhibit and expect integrity and transparency in our interactions with others.
  • We communicate. We care. We disagree. We lead. We have fun. We collaborate. We laugh. We listen.

As members of Inworks we create impactful solutions to human problems in a culture of innovation, creativity, respect, and collaboration.