Cleantech In Colorado
- 26,270, direct employment
- $4.6 billion economic impact
- 22.4% employment growth in the last 5 years
- $20.5 million in VC cleantech investments
Colorado has one of the highest per capita concentrations of federal science, research, and engineering facilities in the nation. Twenty-four federally funded scientific research laboratories have a high concentration of renowned scientists whose work has global impact in a number of areas including natural resource management, climate change and renewable energy. In addition to the federally funded laboratories, Colorado is home to leading energy research capabilities at the University of Colorado, Colorado School of Mines and Colorado State University. All of these labs represent important sources of basic research and development upon which business can create new commercial innovations.
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Canadian company Rail-Veyor won the fourth annual Mining Cleantech Challenge. The company won the winning title and $5,000 prize on July 23rd, 2020. Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) hosted their flagship cleantech challenge event virtually for the...