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
6 th
For lowest state sales tax rates
5 th
Best state for business & careers
3 rd
For state technology and science index
4 th
For lowest workers' compensation rates
3 rd
In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
2 nd
highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
4 th
Best state to make a living
5 th
best city for businesses & careers (Denver)
6 th
In economic outlook
3 rd
For high tech employment per 1,000 workers
4 th
For proprietors as percentage of total employment
8 th
Among the fastest-growing cities for population
Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
1 st
Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
1 st
Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
6 th
state for volunteers per capita
Scenic & historic trains
8 th
Largest state in the USA by acreage
national monuments
1 st
Boulder's ranking for strongest housing market
Colorado has 42 state parks

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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.