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Federal Labs in Colorado

Our State’s 33 Labs Make a $2.6 Billion Impact

On any given day in Colorado, scientists at federal labs including the CDC in Fort Collins, NOAA in Boulder and NREL in Golden are studying diseases that are difficult to control, monitoring weather patterns and working on new ways to create and conserve energy.

In all, 33 federal labs call Colorado home. It’s one of the largest concentrations of federally funded science and research centers in the U.S. They make a critical impact for our state’s life science community.

Horsetooth Reservoir in Fort Collins. Several federally funded labs, including the CDC, are based in the city.

Colorado’s federal labs:



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