Blending high-tech companies, motivated students, and cutting-edge research in state-of-the-art facilities.

The MSU Innovation Campus is Bozeman, Montana’s premier commercial development offering exciting new opportunities for partners to invest and build in a highly creative and entrepreneurial environment. By establishing collaborative programs between institutions and the private sector, the MSU Innovation Campus will amplify research, commercialize new technologies, and catalyze Montana’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.


With an unparalleled commitment to research, the faculty at Montana State University provides expertise in a variety of areas including:


Computer Science


Optical Technology


Mental Health and Recovery



Companies that locate on the campus can:

  • partner

    with the MSU Office of Research and Economic Development on cutting-edge research and explore multiple growth opportunities.

  • Connect

    with MSU students through well-established platforms like the Career Development Center.

  • Identify

    future employees by hiring MSU students while they're still in school.

  • Harness

    student energy for internships to tackle projects of all sizes.

Montana State University Innovation Campus (MSUIC) is a campus designed to facilitate new and in-depth partnerships between the Montana State University and private sector businesses. It is where companies can build the next big idea, where vision combines with hard work, and collaboration yields best-in-class outcomes. MSUIC provides you and your company access to talent, resources, and a great community.

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Bozeman’s high-quality workforce is directly correlated to its high quality of life.


Bozeman has long been a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts, but the small city has also earned another reputation as a boomtown for entrepreneurs in high technology.

- Fast Company

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Nestled between four mountain ranges, Bozeman has long been a destination for adventure seekers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Today, it’s attracting a new crowd: high-tech companies and entrepreneurs

Bozeman serves as a hub of culture, arts, and entertainment while maintaining its rank as a premier outdoor destination, offering blue-ribbon fishing, first-class skiing, hiking, rafting, and other opportunities. Downtown Bozeman is just a short drive to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, the busiest airport in the state, offering non-stop flights to 30 cities in the U.S. and connections around the world.

just a short drive to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, the busiest airport in the state

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Commercial Development | MSU Innovation Campus | MSU Bozeman

Trailheads in 15 minutes. Skiing in 25 minutes. Blue ribbon trout fishing in 30 minutes and direct flights around the country.

Immediate proximity to infinite outdoor recreation and an international airport give high-tech companies a unique advantage.