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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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Colorado United Day of Service, Sept. 13

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Gov. announces nearly $2 million in AI grants

Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced today the most recent grantees of the Advanced Industry Accelerator Grant Program.