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

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CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
4 th
For lowest workers' compensation rates
2 nd
Among the second-tier bioscience states
5 th
Best state to do business
3 rd
most economically competitive state
2 nd
Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
6 th
In economic outlook
3 rd
Best place for businesses & careers - Denver
4 th
In total solar energy installed capacity
4 th
4th, US Clean Tech Leadership Index
4 th
For proprietors as percentage of total employment
8 th
in science and engineering doctorate holders  
4 th
For number of new companies per 1,000 employees
Scenic & historic trains
7 th
best state on Gallup's well-being index
national monuments
Majestic national forests
1 st
Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
8 th
Largest state in the USA by acreage
6 th
state for volunteers per capita
1 st
Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
Spectacular ski areas and resorts

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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.