THE CATALYST VISION AND MISSION

THE CAMPUS VISION

Our Vision is to be the Nation’s Leading Collaboration and Innovation Ecosystem for Private Industry, Academia, Government, and Allies by Serving as a Trusted Agnostic Partner to Accelerate Solutions for the Execution of the National Defense Strategy.

"At the heart of Catalyst Campus is a spirit and belief that we are better together, and we see that to be true day after day, through top-tier programs, engaged tenants, and chance encounters in our historic hallways."
Patrick Barrett
CEO, Catalyst Campus

OUR MISSION

Our Mission is to:

  • Initiate, Cultivate, and Enhance public-private partnerships between industry, academia and government in support of the national security innovation base.
  • Facilitate the integration of solutions by creating opportunities and engagements for all factions of the traditional aerospace and defense industry along with non-traditional start-ups and entrepreneurs.
  • Advance innovative and disruptive technologies by providing a platform to incubate, accelerate and decrease ‘time to market’ for technologies that support government missions

The Nucleus of Innovation

Catalyst Campus ecosystem forms the connective tissue that ties together diverse organizations.

Government & Military

The interagency representation at Catalyst Campus where meaningful interactions occur within and between the other sectors that normally wouldn’t have a stage to take place…in a very hip environment.

Research & Development

Realtime research into the commercial augmentation of space capabilities and operational application…cutting-edge R&D facilities to include a space operations and cybersecurity center.

Commercial & Industry

As space domain engagements shift between public and private domains, everyone benefits from greater efficiency, novel solutions, and speed of innovation…through diversified collaboration.

The Nucleus of Innovation

Catalyst Campus ecosystem forms the connective tissue that ties together diverse organizations.

Government & Military

The interagency representation at Catalyst Campus where meaningful interactions occur within and between the other sectors that normally wouldn’t have a stage to take place…in a very hip environment.

Research & Development

Realtime research into the commercial augmentation of space capabilities and operational application…cutting-edge R&D facilities to include a space operations and cybersecurity center.

Commercial & Industry

As space domain engagements shift between public and private domains, everyone benefits from greater efficiency, novel solutions, and speed of innovation…through diversified collaboration.

Economic Impact

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Being Here

One walk through the halls of Catalyst Campus is enough to realize that the vibe we have here is unique - and invaluable. Collisions happen between programs, tenants and visitors on a daily basis - interactions which could not take place anywhere else in the world.

Ahead of the Curve

Commercial industry, small business, and Interagency & Department of Defense efforts have been on a collision course for the last several years, with private industry paving the way for faster development and deployment. Those collisions happen right here at Catalyst Campus.

It Happens on Campus

Catalyst Campus has played host to governors and generals, as well as investors and inventors, for any number of engagements - summits, happy hours, fireside chats, and receptions - to name but a few. Our beautiful and unique facilities that are available to our programs and tenants, as well as private reservation.

Being Here

One walk through the halls of Catalyst Campus is enough to realize that the vibe we have here is unique - and invaluable. Collisions happen between programs, tenants and visitors on a daily basis - interactions which could not take place anywhere else in the world.

Ahead of the Curve

Commercial industry, small business, and Interagency & Department of Defense efforts have been on a collision course for the last several years, with private industry paving the way for faster development and deployment. Those collisions happen right here at Catalyst Campus.

It Happens on Campus

Catalyst Campus has played host to governors and generals, as well as investors and inventors, for any number of engagements - summits, happy hours, fireside chats, and receptions - to name but a few. Our beautiful and unique facilities that are available to our programs and tenants, as well as private reservation.

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.