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CO has one of the nation’s most educated, technically savvy workforces

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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

Together we can make a stronger Colorado!

Colorado United Day of Service, Sept. 13

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Among the second-tier bioscience states
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best city for businesses & careers (Denver)
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In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
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Ft. Collins ranks 3rd best city for business
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in number of fastest growing privately held co's 
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hotspot for startup IT jobs
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Best state to start a business
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State in Small Business Innovative Research grants
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most economically competitive state
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CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
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For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
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best state for labor supply
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For number of new companies per 1,000 employees
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Rivers’ headwaters begin here
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in quality of life
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Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
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Colorado has 42 state parks
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Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
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Spectacular ski areas and resorts
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national monuments
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Magnificent national parks
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
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Majestic national forests

News & Events

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.