Innovation Profiles, a new section of the Innovate Pasadena website, showcases the diverse companies that are helping to build a vibrant ecosystem in the greater Pasadena area.
Acero Solutions is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in the United States, providing industry-specific ERP solutions and services to businesses worldwide.
Advanced Technology Corporation
Advanced Technology Company is a leader in the specialized fields of Electron Beam Welding, Laser Welding, Drilling, Cutting & Marking, and GTA Welding.
Global provider of cloud-based Human Capital Management solutions that unite HR, payroll, talent, time, tax and benefits administration, and leader in business outsourcing services, analytics and compliance expertise.
ADS uses nanotechnology and biotechnology to revolutionize healthcare by replacing conventional slow, painful, and often unreliable blood tests with a fast, reliable, and painless point-of-care diagnostic device.
The Aerospace Corporation
Provides information on launch vehicles, satellite systems, ground control systems, and space technology.
The Agouron Institute, a non-profit research organization, was formed in 1978 as a vehicle by which new research frontiers and technologies in biology and chemistry could be investigated.
We build on our strong core businesses to transform ATK into a global aerospace, defense and commercial products company delivering affordable, innovative solutions to our customers.
Amicrobe, Inc. is an advanced biomaterials company with innovative product candidates designed to prevent and treat infections.
Anergix LLC is an early phase biotechnology company developing a combined cell/gene therapy treatment for multiple sclerosis, a disease that affects roughly 400,000 Americans and 2.5 million people worldwide.
The recognized source for precision instrumentation in the area of measurement and control.
Arrowhead Research Corporation is a clinical stage targeted therapeutics company with development programs in oncology, obesity, and infectious disease.
AuriQ Systems is a technology venture company. Founded in 1996, our goal is to help our customers gain visibility into the key performance indicators critical to the success of their business.
Art & Logic
Art & Logic develops software on a work-for-hire basis. We do everything you need -- specification, design, implementation, testing, and related services.
ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
Art Center College of Design is a global leader in art and design education. Art Center offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide variety of art and design disciplines.
AT&T is bringing it all together for our customers, from revolutionary smartphones to next-generation TV services and sophisticated solutions for multinational businesses.
Auritec Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a research and development (R&D) company, specializing in innovative, extended release drug delivery systems.
Avery Dennison is a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major market and industry.
Ayzenberg Group is a full-service advertising agency that provides strategy, brand identity, interactive, social, mobile, broadcast plus media planning and buying services through its studio in Pasadena.
We are a Web, App and Game Development studio based in Pasadena, CA. We’re creators, designers, engineers, educators and problem solvers. Simply put, we produce awesome things for any platform you need.
An early-phase biotechnology corporation with core competencies in the oncology drug discovery market, currently developing novel chemical entities that affect cellular proliferation and cancer.
Bluebeam Software makes smart, simple solutions for paperless workflows that leverage the PDF format.
Blue Bull Group
Bluebull Group, Inc. is active in assisting companies looking to aid enterprises in deepening their consumer relationships through mobility.
Bluelounge is an award-winning international design studio known for innovative and sleek products created for consumers seeking relevant and honest solutions with a forward design aesthetic.
This Caltech spin-off aims to minimize the amount of semiconducting material used; it has the potential to significantly improve solar device efficiency while dramatically reducing production costs.
Arrowhead Research Subsidiary Calando Pharmaceuticals provides first proof of RNA Interference in humans with systemically administered siRNA Therapeutic.
Calhoun Vision, Inc. is a privately held company dedicated to enhancing people's quality of vision through advanced technology in materials science and optics.
California Technology Ventures
California Technology Ventures, LLC (CTV) is a venture capital fund that makes direct investments in technology and life science companies.
Growing a clean transportation technologies industry that will: Clean the air; Secure the nation’s transportation energy future; Create high-quality economic opportunities; and Reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The California Institute of Technology is a private research university located in Pasadena, California, United States. Caltech has six academic divisions with strong emphases on science and engineering.
A pre-clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the use of biologics and combination biologics and devices for the treatment of acute coronary syndromes ("ACS") and aortic valve stenosis.
Central Desktop helps people work together by connecting people and information in the cloud, making it possible to share files, combine knowledge, inspire ideas, manage projects and more.
Clinivate helps behavioral health providers meet today’s needs for quality documentation and user-friendly, manageable data while helping them prepare for tomorrow’s audit.
CITY OF PASADENA
Pasadena has much to offer prospective companies. World class engineering, finance, design, technology and healthcare companies have made Pasadena home. The entrepreneurial spirit continues to thrive.
The Carnegie Observatories is a department of the Carnegie Institute of Washington. The Carnegie Astronomers operate cutting edge observatories on Mount Wilson and La Serena Chile.
3M Cogent is a global biometric identification solutions provider to governments, law enforcement agencies, and commercial enterprises.
A biotechnology company focused on novel mitochondrial-derived peptides and their role in diabetes and aging.
CONNEXX SYSTEMS provides the total energy storage consultation service to solve issues the world is currently and will be facing in the future.
Creative connecting, producing, and/or directing of social, viral, and commercial content.
Contour Energy Systems
A leading innovator leveraging materials science breakthroughs and patented manufacturing processes for the development of next-generation primary and rechargeable battery systems.
CooperSurgical is a company dedicated to providing medical devices and procedure solutions that improve healthcare delivery to women regardless of clinical setting.
Customized Therapeutics, LLC
Customized Therapeutics is a privately held physician-driven, biopharmaceutical company focused on the recognized needs of patients with catastrophic illnesses.
THE DESIGN ACCELERATOR
The Design Accelerator focuses on early stage design and technology businesses with opportunities to use great design as a critical disruption point.
Focused on delivering solutions to the world's leading causes of death by combining innovations in engineering and medicine.
DigiDot Design offers a wide range of cost-effective services including professional web design and web development, Internet marketing and promotional services, corporate identity and exhibit design.
Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Corporation
We develop disposable methanol fuel cartridges that provide the energy source for fuel cell powered notebook computers, mobile phones, military equipment and other applications.
Disc Marketing’s lets you create your own exclusive Custom Compilation CD made with just the right music and packaging design or put your name and logo on one of our Ready-to-Go CDs.
DoubleBeam provides mobile solutions to help retailers improve their customer experience and save money on their cost of payments in a way that maintains their brand and relationship with their customers.
Ebix CRM began developing solutions to support agents and advisors more than 20 years ago. Our goal: to help industry professionals better leverage vital client information in a new way.
Echo-Factory is a Southern California advertising agency. We help our clients grow with tools like websites, advertisements, marketing, SEO and PR campaigns.
With our instructor-led courses, online learning becomes personalized,
flexible, interactive, social and accessible.
flexible, interactive, social and accessible.
Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation
Ecliptic provides space avionics and sensor systems to customers in commercial, civil and defense-related space markets.
EcoConsultants is a leading solar power engineering, procurement and construction company. From design to installation and monitoring, we engineer solar energy solutions for you.
EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service.
EMS Labratories, Inc.
Industrial hygiene analysis asbestos and lead analysis environmental and hazardous waste analysis.
Energy Cache is developing the most flexible, responsive, low-cost, grid-scale energy storage solution to date.
Environmental Defense Sciences
We provide scientific investigations and case management for corporations and attorneys involved in litigation and/or regulatory hearings on national environmental laws.
ePetri Dish Project
The research of the Biophotonics Laboratory is focused on the development of novel tools that combine optics and microfluidics to tackle diagnostic and measurement problems in biomedicine.
Epicenter Software is a scientific software development company focused on the creation of tools for the advancement of medicine and scientific research.
We aim to balance art, ecological integrity and technical expertise to make environments that are meaningful, well-crafted and enduring.
Ex Novo, Inc.
Ex Novo, Inc. is an interior design firm that delivers innovative design solutions at competitive rates.
EvoRx has a new and innovative technology to develop advanced therapeutics. Our research has provided a route to treat disease pathways that were previously undruggable.
FastSoft has developed unique acceleration software that is expected to be a strong complement to Akamai.
FLOW-3D, a computational fluid dynamics software, enables highly accurate simulations of free-surface flows using TruVOF, a Volume-of-Fluid technique.
Forza was formed in 2001 to solve complex IC design problems. Our success has reflected a continued emphasis on innovation and problem-solving, rather than chip volume.
GameMix introduces free and instant game discovery on smartphone, tablet or desktop. Users encounter a "Pandora for games" experience, eliminating the need to download games from an app store.
Go Green Solutions
Go Green Solutions® Established America’s 1st Reusable LED Light Bulb. A T8 and T12 replacement for the modern day fluorescent.
Goldstar Events sells half-price tickets to leisure activities such as live entertainment, theatre, concerts, dance, film screenings, sporting events, and spa services.
Guidance Software is recognized globally as a world leader in Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, and E-Discovery solutions.
Hanger, Inc., the world's leading provider of prosthetics and orthopedics, offers a full range of prosthetic and orthotic services and products.
The Hettema Group
The Hettema Group approaches every new project with innovative and original solutions that thoughtfully evolve in a highly collaborative design process.
Dedicated to developing technology and products for next-generation advanced robotic and spacecraft systems that must operate in increasingly dynamic, unstructured and often hostile environments.
Honeywell addresses some of the world’s toughest challenges linked to global macrotrends such as energy efficiency, clean energy generation, safety and security, globalization and customer productivity.
Bill Gross started Idealab in 1996 to create and operate pioneering technology companies. The structure of Idealab allows us to test many ideas at once and turn the best of them into companies.
Specializes in RFID and Unique Identification solutions (UID). idWorx! is an enterprise software suite that provides a complete cost effective solution for DoD mandates on UID and RFID labeling.
Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
Dedicated to science operations, data archives, and community support for astronomy and planetary science missions.
After consulting for all major EDC platforms in the industry, we have evolved into an eClinical company handling protocol analysis, study builds, data management, and monitoring.
A boutique UX Design studio that helps startups and later stage entrepreneurial companies design and develop digital products which are delightful, efficient and easy to use.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services.
Honey is a browser plugin that makes sure you are getting the best possible deal when you shop online.
JET PROPULSION LABORATORY
JPL is a research and development organization and field center for the construction and operation of robotic planetary spacecraft.
Kidspace Children’s Museum
Serving over 320,000 guests each year, Kidspace Children’s Museum is a unique children’s museum that features exhibits, programs, and activities on almost 3.5 acres of indoor and outdoor space. Kidspace encourages a child’s growth and development through explorations of the environment, investigations in science, and artistic forms of expression that captivate the inquisitive and growing minds of children ages 1 to 10.
Kinetic Hybrid Motors
HK Motors is an American automobile company that designs and manufactures advanced technology vehicles characterized by high fuel efficiency, low emissions, high performance, and great affordability.
Konigsberg Instruments, Inc.
Konigsberg Instruments is a custom, make-to-order medical device manufacturer that provides unique products and services to scientists, clinicians and to other manufacturers.
LabCorp provides leading-edge medical laboratory tests and services through a national network of primary clinical laboratories and specialty testing laboratories.
At Lanx, our mission is to collaborate with spine surgeons who share the view that innovation can improve patient outcomes.
LeisureLink aims to introduce our independent property clients with a new world of independent travelers.
We're creating the world’s best way for individuals and organizations to purchase and give e-books--opening new distribution channels for publishers, authors, retailers, and organizations.
Lucas, Horsfall, Murphy & Pindroh, LLP
Our goal is to exceed your expectations by offering analysis, guidance and advice based on solid experience in financial management and operations.
Maginnis, Knechtel & McIntyre
Maginnis Knechtel & McIntyre LLP is a full-service accounting, auditing and tax firm serving clients throughout the Western U.S.
Materia's revolutionary catalyst technology enables innovative chemical and material advances creating greener, better and more cost competitive products.
MDA US Systems
MDA US Systems LLC is a leading developer and supplier of commercial and civil payloads and structures.
Measurement Science Enterprise
We design and manufacture miniature sensors for flow, surface, and particle measurement using exclusive technology originally developed at the California Institute of Technology.
Merrill Lynch is one of the world's leading financial management and advisory companies, providing financial advice and investment banking services.
Microwave Bonding Instruments
Our is to maintain our leadership in microwave-based, semiconductor processing equipment for electronic component fabrication and packaging.
MobLab wants to transform the way instructors teach and students learn in and out of the classroom by combining classic content with modern methods.
Momentum Venture Management LLC
Momentum Venture Management brings experienced senior executive leadership and bridge funding to emerging companies.
Our patented LiveReckoning technology provides geolocation that works in the real world. Our hybrid positioning engine draws location information from the largest variety of sources.
NeuBiogene, Inc is a start-up corporation focused on the development of molecular biological techniques and high quality products for research scientists.
Neumedicines Inc., is a preclinical-stage, biopharmaceutical company focused on research and development of novel protein therapeutics that treat and support patients suffering from serious illnesses.
Next Dimension Technologies
Next Dimension Technologies develops vapor detection solutions for complex sensing applications.
Our core competency is recruiting candidates with the specialized skills and expertise to help our clients meet their mission critical objectives.
Oak Crest Institute of Science
A chemistry research and education center where today’s scientists immerse students in high-impact research, cultivating tomorrow’s scientists one individual at a time.
OEwaves, Inc. transforms novel microwave photonic technologies from concept to the marketplace, enabling new capabilities in communications, radar, and test and measurement systems.
The market leader in high-performance holographic optical filters and wavelength-stabilized laser sources.
OpenX is a leading provider of digital and mobile advertising technology, enabling businesses to manage and maximize their ad revenue.
Ophidion, Inc., an early-stage private biotechnology company developing a new class of safe and effective drugs targeting some of the most important receptors in the central nervous system.
Orbits Lightwave, Inc.
World leader in high power ultra narrow line width, slow-light single frequency fiber laser, and ultra-narrow slow-light optical filters.
Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2012, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust.
Pasadena Bio Collaborative Incubator
Pasadena Bio Collaborative Incubator is a non-profit biotech incubator created to support the growing number of life science start-ups in the Los Angeles area.
Pasadena City College
Pasadena City College, home of the PCC Lancers, offers two-year degrees in Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS).
Founded out of Caltech's data science research, we use patented processes and machine learning systems to generate a greater return on your keyword advertising dollars with virtually no human capital resources.
Pastilla creates, launches & markets brands to deliver a clear promise and experience that drives human response. Our strategic branding permeates digital, print, film & animation and advertising.
Perfect Market, Inc. is the leading provider of digital publishing software solutions for driving traffic, engagement and revenue.
Protabit LLC is focused on developing and applying the next generation of protein design software tools for engineering new and improved proteins.
Our combined corporate and technical experience provides a solid core for ongoing product development, partnering, and out-licensing of commercial product candidates.
Punchcard is a local loyalty shopping iPhone and Android app where you earn personalized rewards everywhere you shop.
A biotech/dietary supplement company, developing plant-based supplements to modulate health and improve living, with a focus on assessing the bioactivity of plant compounds.
Allow your customers to wait for services however and wherever they choose by holding their spot in line with a mobile phone.
Rapture Studio is an interactive creative services agency, specializing in UI and UX consulting, website design, web, mobile and app development.
We are a technology-driven interactive media and marketing company specializing in traffic acquisition, monetization and product strategy.
Raytheon operates four businesses. Technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world.
Red Gate develops asists database developers and administrators and maintains community websites such as SQL Server Central and Simple talk through its Simple Talk Publishing subsidiary.
Rekon Technologies is the leading provider of advanced lien release, assignment processing, document preparation and tracking software for mortgage servicers.
RTT leads in professional high-end 3D visualization in realtime, turning it into a process-changing key technology for its clients.
Rexter automatically consolidates contact information across your different business networks and then monitors them to suggest contacts who might be important to you and who might need more attention.
SAFCell is an energy technology company established to market and commercialize the innovative solid acid fuel cell (SAFC) technology developed and patented at CalTech.
Sagest is in the business of integrating systems and services, providing integrated solutions in a digital and dangerous world.
SeeVogh's goal was to provide an affordable,
carrier class, video collaboration solution for their global research network to accelerate the advancement of this groundbreaking science.
carrier class, video collaboration solution for their global research network to accelerate the advancement of this groundbreaking science.
Sellbrite is a web-based solution that enables online retailers to easily list and sell their products on multiple channels, as well as manage orders, inventory and analytics all in one place.
Senju USA, Inc is a team of business development and clinical development members who are working together with the same goal in sight---better products for ophthalmic patients.
Sheldon, Mak, Rose & Anderson
With more than three decades of intellectual property experience, we specialize in offering powerful defense of your unique ideas.
SIRA Technologies, Inc.
SIRA has developed a bar-code label that can actually indicate whether your food has been contaminated or is expired.
Sirona is the world’s largest manufacturer of dental technology and is the clear innovation leader in dentistry.
The Smartify digital marketing platform allows you to deploy superior campaigns that unlock detailed, actionable insights about your target audiences.
SnapCuts’ interactive tools make it simple and fun for anyone to create video messages and send them to friends.
SnapShot Spectra offers a versatile, high-end method of imaging spectroscopy. Our products acquire the complete spectrum of each pixel in as little as 3 ms, in a single snapshot.
The Spectral Imaging Laboratory was founded in 2002 as a private corporation to develop novel spectrometers and cameras.
Spokeo is a people search engine that organizes White-pages listings, Public Records and Social Network Information to help you safely find & learn about people.
Our mission is to build a better-connected tomorrow by improving the speed, stability, and security of real-time communication today.
SupplyFrame is a technology company dedicated to making electronics better by connecting professionals, building design tools, and fostering communities.
Synopsys Optical Solutions
A world leader in electronic design automation, supplying the software, intellectual property and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing.
Systine provides a fundamentally new etching process for precision, damag- free etching of semiconductor materials.
A leader in various facets of microelectronic design. The company has provided innovative electronic design automation software solutions to over 12,000 engineers in 35 countries.
Tech Coast Angels
Actively seeking great startups to fund. Providing more than just money, TCA brings connections, knowledge, mentoring and operational assistance to bold early-stage entrepreneurs with game-changing ideas.
In a complex world with competing demands for limited resources, Tetra Tech offers clear solutions for water, environment, energy, infrastructure, and natural resources.
The Velodea Group
Velodea is a full-service digital agency delivering integrated marketing campaigns, interactive Web development, and content production services for all media platforms.
A leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, systems and subsystems for use on nearly all commercial and military aircraft in service today.
Trio Systems LLC is a pioneer in the PC software industry. Established in 1978, Trio Systems has developed a wide variety of applications and development platforms.
Twin Peaks Software
Management and accounting software for the baking industry. Demo and buying guides available for download.
UberMedia is reinventing mobile advertising by putting the consumer first. Our consumer insights and innovations help you connect with the right customers, in the right way.
ViaLogy detects subsurface gas and oil by amplifying seismic data images using industry-leading proprietary technology.
Wallaby Financial is changing the way Americans pay. We use advanced algorithms to help consumers save money, earn more rewards, and make their lives simpler.
WebMagic, Inc. is one of the Internet's premier innovators. Its successes include Pets.com and Toys.com.
Whether it's from the convenience of a mobile phone or a prepaid card, we are creating innovative new ways to use cash for financial services and load funds at thousands of locations nationwide.
A breakthrough kit home that puts clean, safe, electrified housing within reach of millions of families around the world.
X1 offers next generation enterprise search, eDiscovery and desktop search for traditional and virtual environments.
We apply proprietary protein engineering technologies to develop better biotherapeutics to improve patient outcomes and quality of life.