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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5 th
best state for business
6 th
In economic outlook
3 rd
Best state for economic climate
4 th
Best state to make a living
5 th
Ranking for most entrepreneurial states
7 th
best place for business & careers -Ft. Collins
3 rd
State in Small Business Innovative Research grants
2 nd
Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
3 rd
Venture capital investments per $1K for State GDP
8 th
Top state for “talent pipeline”
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For high tech employment per 1,000 workers
8 th
Among the fastest-growing cities for population
2 nd
For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
1 st
Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
Magnificent national parks
6 th
state for volunteers per capita
Scenic & historic trains
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
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best state on Gallup's well-being index
Spectacular ski areas and resorts
Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
Breathtaking scenic & historic byways

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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.