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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2 nd
Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
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Among the second-tier bioscience states
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Best state for business & careers
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In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
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highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
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In economic outlook
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best state for entrepreneurship & innovation
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In number of new companies per 1,000 employees
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in Growth Prospects
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best state for labor supply
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For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
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For number of new companies per 1,000 employees
Rivers’ headwaters begin here
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Boulder's ranking for strongest housing market
national monuments
Majestic national forests
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
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Denver is 3rd best city for college grads
Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
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Largest state in the USA by acreage
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.