The U.S. economy is increasingly built around so-called STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) industries. And according to a just-released survey from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Colorado ranks fifth in the nation in overall economic performance and fourth when it comes to high-tech innovation.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that promotes American free enterprise and conducts research on business-related issues. Its Enterprising States and Cities project is just one of several initiatives the Foundation conducts as part of its mission.
The study cited Colorado’s Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program, which helps companies in high-tech fields obtain startup capital and grant funds. The study’s authors say that the seven industries served by the program account for nearly 30 percent of Colorado’s wage earnings and 35 percent of total exports:
The top ten states for high-tech performance are, according to the Enterprising States and Cities study,
Journey Homes is proud to play its role in Colorado’s thriving economy. We build quality, affordable homes in beautiful communities all along Colorado’s Front Range. To schedule a tour of one of our Colorado homes, please contact Journey Homes today at 970-460-8002 in Northern Colorado, or at 719-648-2914 in Colorado Springs.
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