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

Together we can make a stronger Colorado!

Colorado United Day of Service, Sept. 13

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Best state for economic climate
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Best state for business & careers
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State in Small Business Innovative Research grants
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Most sustainable state
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For lowest workers' compensation rates
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Among the second-tier bioscience states
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Best state to do business
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4th, US Clean Tech Leadership Index
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best place for business & careers -Ft. Collins
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In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
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in science and engineering doctorate holders  
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Denver's ranking on "Best cities for job seekers"
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best state on Gallup's well-being index
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
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CO receives $6M from DOD to grow Advanced Mfg

Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced today the state has been awarded $6.6 million from the U.S.