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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3 rd
most economically competitive state
2 nd
Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
1 st
Fastest growing economy
5 th
Ranking on the clean energy leadership index
CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
5 th
Best state to do business
5 th
Ranking for most entrepreneurial states
5 th
hotspot for startup IT jobs
5 th
best state for business
8 th
In total wind energy installed capacity
4 th
For number of new companies per 1,000 employees
2 nd
For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
1 st
best state for labor supply
1 st
Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
7 th
best state on Gallup's well-being index
9 th
in quality of life
Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
Colorado has 42 state parks
3 rd
Denver is 3rd best city for college grads
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Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)

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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.