Bringing Research and Business Together for Colorado

The Labs

Colorado has one of the highest per capita concentrations of federal science, research, and engineering facilities in the nation.  Over 30 federally-funded scientific research laboratories and institutes have a high concentration of renowned scientists whose work has global impact in a number of areas including natural resource management, climate change, agriculture, bioscience, renewable energy, photonics, and astrophysics.   The laboratories work closely with Colorado’s research universities on basic research and development as well as the deployment of technologies.

Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA)
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1375
970.491.8448 (phone)
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National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
15013 Denver West Parkway
Golden, CO 80401
303.275.3000 (phone)
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Bureau of Reclamation (BuRec)
Denver Federal Center
6th & Kipling, Bldg 67
P.O. Box 25007
Denver, CO 80225-0007
303.445.2785 (phone)
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National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST)
325 Broadway; Mail Code 107
Boulder, CO 80305
800.877.8339 (phone)
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Lab (CDC/DVBID)
3150 Rampart Road
Fort Collins, CO 80521
800.232.4636 (phone)
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National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC)
4101 LaPorte Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970.266.6000 (phone)
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Transportation Technology Center (TTC)
55500 DOT Road
Pueblo, CO 81001
719.584.0750 (phone)
719.584.0711 (fax)
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US Air Force Academy (ASAFA)
2354 Fairchild Drive, Suite 4K
USAF Academy, CO 80840
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U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Denver Federal Center Building
Lakewood, CO 80225
303.202.4200 (phone)
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National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
3090 Center Green Drive
Boulder, CO 80301
303.497.1000 (phone)
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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI)
Campus Box: 27 Regent 1B28
2055 Regent Drive
Boulder, CO 80309
303.492.0284 (phone)
303.492.3200 (fax)
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U.S. Department of Agriculture (ARS)
1111 South Mason
Fort Collins, CO 80521-4500
970.495.3200 (phone)
970.221.142 (fax)
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Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)
U. Colorado at Boulder
216 UCB; CIRES Bldg, Room 318
Boulder, CO 80309-0216
303.492.1143 (phone)
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University of Colorado
440 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0440
303.492.7789 (phone)
303.492.5235 (fax)
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Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS)
240 West Prospect
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970.498.1100 (phone)
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University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
1850 Table Mesa Drive
Boulder, CO 80307
303.497.1000 (phone)
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6350 Nautilus Drive
Boulder, CO 80301-5394
303.381.7500 (phone)
303.381.7501 (fax)
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Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP)
1234 Innovation Drive
Boulder, CO 80303
303.492.6412 (phone)
303.492.6444 (fax)
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National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)
1685 38th Street; Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80301
720.746.4844 (phone)
720.746.4870 (fax)
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