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

Official site for disaster relief information.


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3 rd
most economically competitive state
3 rd
In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
4 th
In number of new companies per 1,000 employees
5 th
hotspot for startup IT jobs
5 th
best state for business
8 th
Top state for “talent pipeline”
6 th
in number of fastest growing privately held co's 
1 st
Fastest growing economy
4 th
In total solar energy installed capacity
CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
8 th
in science and engineering doctorate holders  
2 nd
For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
4 th
For proprietors as percentage of total employment
Rivers’ headwaters begin here
Scenic & historic trains
national monuments
9 th
in quality of life
1 st
Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
6 th
state for volunteers per capita
Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
Majestic national forests
1 st
Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
7 th
best state on Gallup's well-being index

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AI investment tax credit applications - Sept. 5

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) today announced that the online application process for the Advanced Industry Investment Tax Credit will be available at