Weekly Policy Blog: SB23-066 Advanced Industry Acceleration Programs Heads to First Committee

CBSA is proud to lead the advocacy efforts to reauthorize the Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Programs this session through SB23-066, working with our advanced industries partners and Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT). The bill is sponsored by Senator Cleave Simpson, Senator Chris Hansen, Representative Shannon Bird, and House Minority Leader Mike Lynch. The first hearing in the Senate Business, Labor, and Technology Committee will take place on Tuesday, January 31.

Colorado’s advanced industries play a vital role in the state’s economic growth and stability. They are research and development (R&D) and engineering-intensive companies, contributing to the state’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. From treatments and cures for disease, to space exploration, to quantum computing, breakthroughs from Colorado will revolutionize every aspect of our lives. Advanced industries account for close to 30% of wage earnings, almost 30% of total sales revenue,…
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