A Science + Tech Ecosystem

Ridgeway Science + Tech offers an exceptional environment for life science innovators and tech enthusiasts, thanks to the city's thriving economy, collaborative community, top-notch academic and research institutions, pro-innovation business policies, and high quality of life. Boulder is a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship, with 37% of its population holding advanced degrees. The city also boasts world-class outdoor recreation opportunities, with popular hiking trails, mountain biking routes and ski resorts located within an hour's drive.

2M+ SF

of tech leases in Boulder


of life science leases in Boulder

3.5M SF

of Lab Space Planned or
Under Construction

$1 Billion

Colorado’s Life Sciences Ecosystem Raises More than $1 Billion Each Year


Colorado is #1 in the U.S. for talent


Boulder is home to 17 federally funded
research labs

With its strong employment base, the Denver-Boulder area is among the top life science clusters in the nation, making it an ideal location for innovative companies looking to tap into a vibrant ecosystem of scientific expertise and entrepreneurial spirit.


Located in the heart of the thriving life science community, CU Boulder is a magnet for top-tier research funding and venture capital investment. High-profile companies likePfizer, AGC Biologics, and Eli Lilly have already set up shop here, taking advantage of the university's cutting-edge facilities and resources.


More than just a scenic backdrop, the Rocky Mountains provide a strategic location for business leaders and researchers, offering easy access to a major international airport with direct flights to all major U.S. business centers and many international hubs. The region also boasts a wealth of research opportunities through government labs and top-tier universities like the University of Colorado Boulder.

peak talent

Drawing on a rich pool of skilled talent in science, technology, engineering, and management, Colorado is a top destination for companies in the life science and tech sectors. With its strong track record of attracting and retaining the best and brightest minds in the industry, the state offers a dynamic and supportive environment for innovation and growth.


Boulder offers a rare combination of urban amenities and outdoor recreation, all within easy reach of a more affordable cost of living than many coastal markets. The city also boasts world-class outdoor recreation, hiking trails, mountain biking routes and ski resorts located within an hour's drive