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
State in Small Business Innovative Research grants
3 rd
For state technology and science index
4 th
in Growth Prospects
CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
2 nd
best state for entrepreneurship & innovation
1 st
Boulder is ranked 1st best startup city in the US
5 th
best state for business
3 rd
Best state for economic climate
8 th
In total wind energy installed capacity
5 th
Ranking for most entrepreneurial states
1 st
best state for labor supply
4 th
Denver's ranking on "Best cities for job seekers"
6 th
as America's top creative class states
Magnificent national parks
3 rd
Denver is 3rd best city for college grads
6 th
state for volunteers per capita
Scenic & historic trains
1 st
Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
Colorado has 42 state parks
Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
Rivers’ headwaters begin here
Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
7 th
best state on Gallup's well-being index

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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.