U.S. 36 Collaborative

Our group is an Innovator Partner of the Colorado Hub for Health Impact.

The U.S. 36 Collaborative comprises cities and economic development organizations situated along the U.S. Highway 36 corridor, connecting Denver and Boulder. The U.S. 36 Collaborative provides information, assistance, and resources to businesses interested in locating or expanding in the region.

The region boasts one of the nation’s most educated populations, featuring one of the highest concentrations of advanced technology workers. Renowned research institutions, such as the University of Colorado Boulder, and over a dozen major federal research laboratories contribute to the region’s dynamic ecosystem.

Known for its scenic beauty and award-winning quality of life, the region enjoys over 45,000 acres of open space, top-rated schools, high-quality healthcare, environmentally friendly policies, and a diverse array of cultural, dining, shopping, and entertainment options.

With a high concentration of businesses in life sciences and other advanced industries, coupled with a wide selection of commercial spaces within 45 minutes of a major international airport, the U.S. 36 corridor is an ideal location for innovative and fast-growing businesses, ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Learn more about the Colorado Hub for Health Impact!

Joe Hovancak, VP of Economic Vitality

Joe Hovancak

Joseph Hovancak is the Vice President of Economic Vitality for the Boulder Economic Council and serves as the primary contact for the U.S. 36 Collaborative. Joe is an accomplished economic development executive and a dedicated community champion with a proven track record in fostering dynamic communities and inclusive economies.

Current Projects

If you are a US 36 Collaborative Member, use the button below to add a moderated project post.

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