Product Tests and Granting
Product Testing and Grants
In order to demonstrate and showcase technological innovation at the community level, the City of Boulder continues to foster the concept of the "living laboratory." A partnership with local companies and individuals means that innovations can be deployed at city scale.
From innovative renewable energy and in home energy management devices, this proof of concept development will provide a unique real-time showroom for sustainable technology solutions. Boulder is already home to an extensive clean tech industry. The city wishes to assist these companies connect with the world and each other in unique ways that provide real-time demonstrations of sustainable technology solutions.
Work is currently underway to develop specific criteria necessary for city collaboration. Examples of partnerships typically focus on use of city buildings and resources to showcase technologies, or permission to utilize city administered property. The city is open to creative partnership opportunities moving forward.