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Doing Business in Colorado

Colorado’s unique combination of resources includes a vibrant cluster of technology-based companies with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, cutting-edge research conducted by universities and federal laboratories, a dynamic economic development community, low cost of doing business, highly educated workforce, and a statewide organization with a strategic plan, a committed, state-leadership board of directors and membership to drive nanotechnology efforts.

Nanotechnology is “no small matter” in Colorado:

  • More than 75 companies
  • Located in 11 countries
  • Employing 19,000 workers
  • Average company size 14.5 employees
  • Estimated total wages $1.1 billion
  • Average salary $55,720

  • What Does the Future Hold for Colorado Business?
    Annual benchmark study examines competitive factors related to economic growth
    In 2006, Colorado remained a highly competitive state for new job growth. In the second edition of Toward a More Competitive Colorado, the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) reported its annual benchmarking of Colorado’s strengths, challenges, and opportunities for future job growth. (more)

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