Catalyst Campus is unique in that it houses a mixture of commercial and small businesses, government sponsored programs, workforce resources, and research and development laboratories. This mixture is the recipe for true innovation and unparalleled collaboration.


"The Accelerator program reaches excellence through the dynamic support found within the collaborative Catalyst Campus community. The access to both commercial expertise and government customers is key to our success."
KiMar Gartman
Program Director, Catalyst Accelerator

The unique ecosystem of public/private partnering at Catalyst Campus has allowed for the creation and curation of many class-leading programs – from the Campus facilitated Catalyst to the Air Force Platform One Dev Ops, and the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy, just to name a few. Check out the many more programs that call Catalyst Campus home.


"The encounters I have just in the hallways here at Catalyst Campus are invaluable, and have led to long-lasting business relationships and personal friendships. This place is truly unique in its ability to bring people together."
Fred Taylor
VP, Space and Cyber Applications, VIASAT
While many individual companies and organizations call Catalyst Campus home, it is the synergy and connectivity that exists among this community that is wholly unique to Catalyst Campus. Approval for tenancy on Campus isn’t just about filling space, but about bringing together the right players that make up a sum greater than the parts.

Workforce Development

"The Microsoft Software and Systems Academy (MSSA) was an excellent stepping stone which helped me apply what Ihave learned/experienced in the military to the corporate workplace. This resource has opened so many doors for myself and fellow veterans. It was truly a great experience."
Mario Radcliffe
Embry-Riddle / Microsoft System Academy

Catalyst Campus hosts various regional partners to create a collaborative hub that fosters learning and community growth, to include; Individuals and transitioning military seeking career advancement, entrepreneurs seeking a platform to launch a new business, industry partners seeking to benefit from a qualified workforce, and community leaders and organizations with a desire to drive economic development through workforce training to foster high-paying job growth for the region.

Business Resources

"I had to idea the Colorado PTAC provided so much assistance across so many parts of my business. They helped me with everything from reviewing my purchase orders to inspection, packaging and invoicing. I actually get our invoices paid faster now that I understand the payment systems. Their advice helped me avoid multiple paperwork issues I didn’t even know about. Thanks Colorado PTAC!"
Manufacturing Owner
Colorado Front Range

The nurturing of startups and unique small business technologies is a primary goal of Catalyst Campus to ensure business growth and advancement. Catalyst partners with state and federally funded organizations, such as SBDC (Small Business Development Center), and Colorado PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Center).

Catalyst in Motion

Space Enterprise Consortium (SpEC) Other Transaction Agreement (OTA)

SMC selected NSTXL as the new consortium manager for the next iteration of the SpEC OTA. Catalyst Campus is a key member of this ground breaking team. This award will broaden access for non-traditional industry vendors.

Catalyst Accelerator

The Catalyst Accelerator has been crushing it during COVID. Our team has conducted two cohorts (Data Fusion for Space Applications, Cyber for Space Applications) and a Tech Collision event. 2021 looks to be another amazing year…please visit our Accelerator section and website for sponsorship opportunities.

Catalyst Campus Expanding

Catalyst is expanding locally and nationally. Our expansions will serve the interagency and joint warfighter, commercial industry and academia alike, while investing in / helping other communities experience similar success of our Colorado Springs campus

The FORGE and Catalyst Team Up

Catalyst Campus is playing a key role in standing up The FORGE at the University of Maryland College Park. This partnership demonstrates our commitment to further enhancing the DevSecOps environment.

Catalyst Campus Welcomes our New CEO

Patrick Barrett took the helm at Catalyst Campus in November 2020. He brings a wealth of industry experience with a focus on innovation and partnerships.