Federally funded laboratories in Colorado had an economic impact of $2.3bn in the US state during 2012 and employed nearly 8,000 people, according to fresh research.

The study, which reports a 54% increase over the $1.5bn impact in 2011, was published by CO-LABS, a consortium dedicated to the establishment of Colorado as a global leader in research, technology, and commercialisation.

The state ranks fourth in the US for number of labs, and seventh for federal labs per capita.

Bill Farland,…

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