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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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In number of new companies per 1,000 employees
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best state for entrepreneurship & innovation
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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.