From life science and biotech to computer science and software, Novato is home to innovative businesses.

Many 21st Century businesses call Novato home, and our Economic Development team is well equipped to nurture new and innovative ventures seeking a supportive and sustainable environment for growth.

Novato Is at the Forefront of Life Sciences

We’re home to the world-renowned Buck Institute for Research on Aging, which incubates a number of start-ups and anchors a life science business cluster that includes BioMarin, UltraGenyx and QT Ultrasound.

Art and Technology Fuse at Hamilton Field

Renovated aircraft hangars at Novato’s Hamilton Field house around 30 businesses with a focus on art, graphics, software and technology –  and is also home to the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art.