Innovation in Pasadena

Regarded as the epicenter of discovery, Pasadena is an authentic and walkable city with a nationally recognized quality of life, and is home to some of the most successful companies in the world, as well as best-in-class institutions like ArtCenter College of Design, Caltech, and soon, the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine.

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Innovation Partners

Pasadena’s reputation as a thriving startup and technology ecosystem is strengthened by its local resources and partners in innovation. 

Higher Education

Home to leading science, research and design institutions, Pasadena’s higher educational institutions have produced one of the highest concentrations of Nobel Laureates in the world. Renowned institutions such as Caltech, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena City College and the new Kaiser School of Medicine are a breeding ground for innovative and entrepreneurial minds.