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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3 rd
State in Small Business Innovative Research grants
CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
1 st
Boulder is ranked 1st best startup city in the US
4 th
In total solar energy installed capacity
2 nd
Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
5 th
best state for business
8 th
Top state for “talent pipeline”
7 th
best place for business & careers -Ft. Collins
5 th
hotspot for startup IT jobs
5 th
Most sustainable state
8 th
Among the fastest-growing cities for population
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best state for labor supply
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Denver's ranking on "Best cities for job seekers"
8 th
Largest state in the USA by acreage
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
Magnificent national parks
Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
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Denver is 3rd best city for college grads
Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
Spectacular ski areas and resorts
Colorado has 42 state parks
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Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move

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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.