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 city for businesses & careers (Denver)
8 th
Top state for “talent pipeline”
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Ranking on the clean energy leadership index
CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
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hotspot for startup IT jobs
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Best state for economic climate
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In number of new companies per 1,000 employees
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Best state for business & careers
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for early-stage venture capital investment
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Venture capital investments per $1K for State GDP
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best state for labor supply
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For high tech employment per 1,000 workers
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in science and engineering doctorate holders  
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
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Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
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Largest state in the USA by acreage
Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
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in quality of life
national monuments
Majestic national forests
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state for volunteers per capita
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Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US

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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.