Sixth edition of Toward a More Competitive Colorado released - Here are some highlights for the state from the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation most recent report:
- #2 in the country for economic outlook
- #2 for adults with a bachelor's degree
- #4 for highest population growth
- Nation's lowest obesity rate and #2 for fewest retail prescription drug refills

Colorado ranks highly in key innovation measures:
- #2 for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants
- #3 for venture capital investments
- #3 for high-tech employment
- #10 for patents granted

Colorado's cleantech economy is advancing:
- #6 in clean energy employment; #9 in clean energy job growth
- #7 in wind energy generation; #6 in solar operations

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