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Gov. John Hickenlooper

Promoting growth and sustainability in Colorado's advanced industries.

Advanced Industries (AI) Accelerator Programs

COIN's innovation report measures Colorado’s innovation progress.

Colorado Innovation Network

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


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CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
2 nd
Best state to start a business
4 th
4th, US Clean Tech Leadership Index
4 th
Ranking on the clean tech leadership index
2 nd
highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
5 th
for small business job gains
4 th
Best state to make a living
4 th
For state technology and science index
2 nd
Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
1 st
Fastest growing economy
2 nd
For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
4 th
Denver's ranking on "Best cities for job seekers"
2 nd
Most highly educated state
8 th
Largest US state by acreage (104,093.57 Acres)
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
Rivers’ headwaters begin here
1 st
Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
1 st
Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
Scenic & historic trains
4 th
4th happiest state in the nation
Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
Magnificent national parks
Colorado has 42 state parks

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AI Accelerator Grant apps now being accepted

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade today announced it is accepting applications for the third grant cycle of the Advanced Industries Accelerator grant programs for