Include the entire state, regions outside of Denver Metro
1142_ 1/9/2012 - On Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 — 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.” w3w3® Media Network sat down with Kelly Quann, Executive Director of COIN to discuss how COIN will attract new businesses to the State of Colorado by supporting innovative business activities and establishing a reputation for Colorado as the most innovative state in the country. Larry asked Kelly, "1.How is COIN different from prior attempts to create an innovation council in Colorado? 2.What are your immediate (one-year) priorities for COIN? 3.How will COIN work with the academic sector? 4.What is COIN pursuing or supporting in this upcoming legislative session? 5.How will COIN include the entire state, namely the regions outside of Denver Metro, in its activities? Listen and watch this lively discussion...
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