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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Best state for economic climate
6 th
in number of fastest growing privately held co's 
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Best state to start a business
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for early-stage venture capital investment
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For lowest state sales tax rates
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as America's top creative class states
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Boulder's ranking for strongest housing market
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Rivers’ headwaters begin here
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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.