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Promoting growth and sustainability in Colorado's advanced industries.

Advanced Industries (AI) Accelerator Programs

COIN's innovation report measures Colorado’s innovation progress.

Colorado Innovation Network

Apply for the 2015 Governor's Award for Excellence in Exporting

Completed applications due April 17, 2015

Poet Laureate speaks to the exciting literary movement in Colorado

Gov. John Hickenlooper

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CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
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Fastest growing economy
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Top state for “talent pipeline”
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Best place for businesses & careers - Denver
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4th, US Clean Tech Leadership Index
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best state for business
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Best state to make a living
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Best state for business & careers
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Best state to start a business
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for small business job gains
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as America's top creative class states
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For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
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Most highly educated state
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7th in quality of life
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Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
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Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
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Spectacular ski areas and resorts
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Magnificent national parks
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
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Colorado has 42 state parks
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Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
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Largest US state by acreage (104,093.57 Acres)
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Scenic & historic trains

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Apply for Gov's Excellence in Exporting Award

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced today that applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Governor's Award for Excellence in Exporting. Deadline for application: April 17, 2015