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Hopes, fears collide at econ summit

June 7, 2013 – Boulder County Business Report… – Encouraging news of recovery and collaboration went hand in hand with worries about the impact of sequestration of federal funds during the 2013 Boulder Economic Summit. For the more than 200 people who attended the event, held May 30 at the University of Colorado-Boulder’s Wolf Law Building and sponsored by the

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Boulder Chamber launches ‘Innovation Blueprint’ to drive economic development

May 28, 2013 – Daily Camera… – The Boulder Chamber on Tuesday announced a comprehensive plan aimed at driving economic development in Boulder by bolstering activities such as networking, entrepreneurial efforts and fund-raising. Under the Chamber’s Innovation Blueprint 3.0 program, a group of businesspeople, residents and municipal leaders will work together as “Team Boulder” to advance five components: Stengthening the

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2013 Boulder Economic Summit

The annual Boulder Economic Summit provides a unique opportunity for discussions on timely economic issues and connections with academic, business, and community leaders. The 2013 Summit focused on the role of research in economic growth, impact of federal funding cuts and strategic opportunities.

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Udall wants drone test site in Colorado

May 29, 2013 – Boulder County Business Report… – Sen. Mark Udall is working with the Federal Aviation Administration to get a new drone test site location in Colorado, he said Wednesday. University of Colorado-Boulder officials organized a state application for the new site – one of six unmanned-air-craft-system test sites planned to be built this year in the United

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Polis touts education, predicts less funding

May 29, 2013 – Boulder County Business Report… – All high school students may have to be fluent in computer science to graduate – just as they are in current core subjects such as math, English and social studies – if U.S. Rep. Jared Polis has his way. “Human capital” is key in an intellectually based economy, Polis said, specifically

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