Together we can make a stronger Colorado!

Colorado United Day of Service, Sept. 13

CO has one of the nation’s most educated, technically savvy workforces


5th Annual Procurement Expo supports Colorado businesses.

January 22, 2014

Promoting growth and sustainability in Colorado's advanced industries.

Advanced Industries (AI) Accelerator Programs

Gov. Hickenlooper visits Durango on the 2014 Colorado Blueprint Tour.

January 11, 2014

Get the Facts

CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
3 rd
State in Small Business Innovative Research grants
4 th
for early-stage venture capital investment
7 th
best place for business & careers -Ft. Collins
2 nd
Among the second-tier bioscience states
4 th
In total solar energy installed capacity
6 th
In economic outlook
3 rd
Ft. Collins ranks 3rd best city for business
4 th
Best state to make a living
2 nd
Best state to start a business
4 th
For proprietors as percentage of total employment
4 th
For number of new companies per 1,000 employees
6 th
as America's top creative class states
1 st
Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
1 st
Boulder's ranking for strongest housing market
Colorado has 42 state parks
Rivers’ headwaters begin here
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
Spectacular ski areas and resorts
9 th
in quality of life
1 st
Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
Majestic national forests
Awe-inspiring mountain ranges

News & Events

Applications being accepted for AI grants

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) today announced the second grant cycle for the Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Programs for fiscal year 2015.