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Located in Boulder, Colorado

Top Education, Top Talent

Boulder has been ranked #1 nationally on the Bloomberg Brain Concentration Index, which has tracked business formation as well as employment & education in the sciences, technology, engineering & mathematics since 2016. It also holds the distinction of being the most educated city in America. (24/7 Wall Street)

Innovation Economy

The National Center for Atmospheric Research is one of many World-Class Research Centers located in the Boulder area.

Boulder County is home to a rich diversity of industry, with leading manufacturing sectors such as aerospace, natural foods, pharmaceuticals and precision instruments. Over 175 bioscience businesses are established in the Boulder metro area, along with over 350 cleantech firms. In 2018, the Brookings Institute found that Boulder had a higher concentration of high-tech growth and innovative companies (I5HGCs) than any of its peer communities around the nation. Also right at home in the beautiful foothills of the Boulder area is the outdoor recreation industry, which boasts a higher per capita concentration than anywhere else in the nation.

Research & Development

Boulder is home to a tier-one research university, CU-Boulder, in addition to 17 federal labs. The close relationship with these entities have with the broader tech region attracts both talent and funding to the area. Public/private industry crossover is partly responsible for an estimated $1.9 billion local economic impact from the university and a $1.1 billion impact from federal labs. The Boulder metro area was the leading recipient of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) seed funding from 2011 to 2017, and Boulder is home to more than 12 well-respected start-up accelerators.

Quality of Life

Publications from National Geographic to Forbes recognize Boulder County’s incredible setting and for being a leader in wellness and happiness. The vitality of the community is a key attractor for business leaders and employees from all over the nation & world.

Current Career Opportunities

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The National Center for Atmospheric Research is one of many World-Class Research Centers located in the Boulder area.