and job creation.
Innosphere’s mission: Accelerate job creation and entrepreneurship, and create long-term, regional economic impact by offering clients access to a broad network of specialized resources. This is accomplished through efficient, personalized growth strategies that streamline the entrepreneur’s path to success.
Innosphere, founded in 1999, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) startup incubator headquartered in Fort Collins with a satellite office in Denver and specialized facilities at Colorado State University. Innosphere supports highly motivated entrepreneurs working on innovations that matter in the industries of Health, Energy & Advanced Materials, and Enterprise Software & Hardware. Over the years, Innosphere has tracked a 75% success rate for client companies.
Innosphere has offices in Fort Collins, Boulder and Denver
Innosphere partners with Colorado’s three major research universities to help bring university innovations to market. By working closely with university technology transfer offices, Innosphere matches the inventions to industry expertise for commercial assessment, develops commercialization strategies, facilitates licensing deals, and recruits the management teams capable of launching companies to commercialize the research.
Board of Directors
Coan Payton & Payne, LLC
Colorado Angel Investors, Vice Chair
City of Fort Collins, Economic Health Office
Larimer County Workforce Center
City of Loveland, Economic Development Department
Colorado State University Ventures
Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, Vice President
Colorado School of Mines, TTO Director
Board Vice Chair
Fairfield & Woods, P.C.
City of Fort Collins, City Manager
Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber and Schreck
Dr. Alan Rudolph
Colorado State University, Vice President for Research (VPR) Office
1st National Bank
University of Colorado, Vice Chancellor for Research
City of Boulder, City Manager
The Innosphere Building
Innosphere is lucky to have a state-of-the-art building located in north Fort Collins: 320 East Vine Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524 (Map)
Parking: Innosphere holds many large events and parking is limited, so there is an overflow parking lot location just east of Innosphere behind the wooden fence.
- LEED Platinum, 30,000+ square feet, 3-story building
- Private laboratory space equipped with fume hoods
- Shared printer and kitchen area
- Small workout room, showers, and changing area
- A variety of large and small meeting and conference spaces
- Outside patio area with firepit
- Secure bicycle pavilion, and access to Poudre River bike trail system
For information on leasing space at our headquarters in Fort Collins, click here.