Tuesday December 15, 2015 0 comments
DENVER -- The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced five grantees for Advanced Industry Accelerator Grants totaling $4.35 million.
The infrastructure grants under the program provide state funding to collaborative projects that are expected to have a broad, industry-wide impact across one or more of Colorado’s advanced industries.
They may be used to provide workforce training, shared working space or equipment or mentorship for Colorado-based companies.
The latest grantees are:
- Catalyst Campus, $75,000 – To help build IT infrastructure at the Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation for a state-of-the-art Cyber and Space Operations Center research lab
- Manufacturer’s Edge, $2.5 million – To help build infrastructure that enables 3-D metals printing standardization and qualification for businesses of all sizes
- Telluride Foundation, $300,000 – To help Fort Lewis College and the Telluride Foundation fund a $1.5 million Southwest Innovation Corridor in the rural southwest corner of the state
- SolarTAC, $500,000 – To help build the Accelerator Project at the Solar Technology Acceleration Center, a 74-acre test site near DIA, for validation and demonstration of advanced renewable energy components
- Manufacturer’s Edge/SBDC, $300,000 – To help Manufacturer’s Edge and the Small Business Development Center develop the Small Manufacturer’s Advantage program