Gov. John Hickenlooper announced the Colorado Innovation Network to promote collaboration among Colorado’s private, public and academic organizations. The Colorado Innovation Network (COIN) will stimulate economic growth, help create jobs and attract new businesses by supporting innovative business activities and establishing Colorado as the best state for business.
“The Colorado Innovation Network is a roadmap for making Colorado the best state for innovation and where every road must lead to new jobs,” Hickenlooper said. “We’ll work statewide with industry leaders to build a business environment which promotes innovative practices, creates jobs and grows our economy.”
The Colorado Innovation Network’s objectives are to build a business environment to foster innovation; retain jobs and support growth in key industry clusters; pursue capital for project funding; establish Colorado’s reputation as the most innovative state; create a workforce with the right talent and job skills; and develop innovation-oriented performance metrics to demonstrate COIN’s economic growth impact.