Support for the Research Investment to Spark the Economy "RISE" Act
Our nation’s prosperity and innovation-driven economy depends on scientific research funding
Support the Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program
The Program supports and connects entrepreneurial-minded researchers at federally-funded research labs with the private sector
Support For OEDIT Advanced
Industries Grants Program
The State's Advanced Industries Accelerator Program is our seed corn for a more resilient and prosperous Colorado.
ON FEDERAL LAB ECOSYSTEM
Overview of survey results asking the federally funded research lab ecosystem in Colorado
about the impacts of COVID-19 outbreak.
What CO-LABS Means to Colorado's Innovation Economy
“I believe that what CO-LABS does is critical to showcasing the capabilities and talents that exist in the state of Colorado and making those capabilities known on a national and even international basis..."
2020 Manufacturing Partnership Support Letter
The MEP program is the only nationwide network of public-private partnerships that provide technology-based services to small- and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs), which they use to create good-paying manufacturing jobs.
2019 Government Shutdown
"...The implications of the shutdown cannot be overstated. In Colorado we estimate at least 5000 federal employees (within just the research labs) have been directly affected and furloughed, with a few hundred deemed “excepted” - required to work - and they are all entering a fourth week of no pay...."
2019 Goveror's Awards
“This prestigious event provides a unique opportunity to connect with leading scientists, lab directors, business leaders and policymakers in an informal and celebratory setting, as we highlight the labs’ role in innovation and their significant contribution to the state economy."
2019 SBDC FAST Grant Support Letter
"....writing to voice support for Colorado Small Business Development Center Network’s application regarding the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Federal and State Technology Partnership Program – specifically the Re: FAST-2019-R-0013 grant opportunity..."