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.
Director of Operations
Board of Directors
Innosphere Board Vice Chair
City of Fort Collins, Economic Health Office
Economic Development Manager
City of Loveland
Innosphere Board Secretary
Colorado State University Ventures
Colorado School of Mines, TTO Director
Estes Park EDC
Innosphere Board Treasurer
Frank Gray and Marcus Notheisen
President & CEO
Castle Rock Economic Development Corporation
Innosphere Board Chair
Fairfield & Woods, P.C.
Deputy City Manager
City of Fort Collins
Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber and Schreck
Dr. Alan Rudolph
Vice President for Research
Colorado State University
First National Bank
City of Boulder, City Manager
CFO/COO, Denver South Economic Development Partnership
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 located 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.