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Metro Denver EDC event highlights economic 'rays of light'

The Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) hosted its Seventh Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on April 7, 2011 to celebrate the past year's economic accomplishments as well as regional cooperation in the business community. The luncheon took place at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.


Denver Metro SBDC celebrates 25th anniversary

Denver Mayor Guillermo "Bill" Vidal proclaims April 6, 2011 Denver Metro Small Business Development Center Day


UCD Math prof. wins National Science Foundation award

Math professor wins National Science Foundation award


Lockheed Martin makes strides in human space exploration

First Orion spacecraft, Space Operations Simulation Center progressing steadily at Denver facilities


CO economy showing signs of life

Signs of life in Colorado's economy emerged in south-central and western Colorado over the past decade, despite substantial job losses and negative effects on nearly every sector of the economy, according to a new report by Colorado State University.


GeoIQ opens Denver office

GeoIQ announced on March 22, 2011, that it has opened an office in Denver, Colorado. Already a proven hot spot for emerging geospatial technology, companies, and events, the Denver office will allow GeoIQ to grow its presence to the Western region of the U.S. and continue its leadership in the burgeoning location intelligence industry.


DigitalGlobe selects Lockheed Martin Com. Launch Services

DigitalGlobe, a leading global content provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, has contracted with Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services for the launch of WorldView-3.


CU-Boulder scientists ready for Mercury craft orbit

NASA's MESSENGER mission, launched in 2004, is slated to slide into Mercury's orbit March 17 after a harrowing 4.7 billion mile journey that involved 15 loops around the sun and will bring relief and renewed excitement to the University of Colorado Boulder team that designed and a built an $8.7 million instrument onboard.


Denver Intl. Airport kicks off 2011 with passenger growth

The first month of 2011 got off to a promising start at Denver International Airport (DIA) with a reported total of 3,928,196 passengers traveling through the facility in January. The figure represents a four percent increase over the 3,776,133 travelers who used the airport during the same month last year. DIA recently announced that 2010 was a record-breaking year with more than 52 million passengers flying in and out of the nation’s fifth-busiest airport.