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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5 th
best state for business
5 th
hotspot for startup IT jobs
5 th
Best state for business & careers
3 rd
Venture capital investments per $1K for State GDP
5 th
Most sustainable state
7 th
best place for business & careers -Ft. Collins
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Ranking for most entrepreneurial states
3 rd
Best place for businesses & careers - Denver
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Ranking on the clean energy leadership index
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In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
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in science and engineering doctorate holders  
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as America's top creative class states
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Denver's ranking on "Best cities for job seekers"
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Largest state in the USA by acreage
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Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
Rivers’ headwaters begin here
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state for volunteers per capita
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
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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.