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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Top state for “talent pipeline”
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best place for business & careers -Ft. Collins
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Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
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For lowest workers' compensation rates
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Boulder is ranked 1st best startup city in the US
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in Growth Prospects
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Ranking on the clean energy leadership index
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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.