Arrowhead Center (Arrowhead) is New Mexico State University’s innovation/entrepreneurship center, technology transfer office, and economic development engine. Arrowhead offers a broad suite of programs that promote technology transfer; support the creation, growth and scaling of small businesses and startups; and provide access to a strong network of advisors dedicated to assisting Arrowhead clients. Arrowhead’s programs include… Continue reading Arrowhead Center
The New Mexico Start-Up Factory, an initiative of the New Mexico Angels, takes SBIR-funded technologies to market by licensing and developing the intellectual property, and finds the right people to commercialize it and lead the company. They create strategic plans and partnerships for new ventures and support high-tech companies that are ready for funding. The New Mexico Start-Up Factory… Continue reading New Mexico Start-Up Factory
The New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) Program offers technical assistance to New Mexico small businesses. Businesses with a technical challenge that require special expertise can seek assistance from scientists or engineers at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories. Such projects include testing, design consultation, and access to special equipment or facilities. Other types of… Continue reading New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) Program
Formerly STC.UNM, UNM Rainforest Innovations is located in the Lobo Rainforest Building at Broadway and Central, in Downtown Albuquerque, and the heart of Innovate ABQ. UNM Rainforest Innovations is co-located on the first floor with the Cecchi Venture Lab and Innovation Academy, UNM’s entrepreneurial program. The Joseph L. Cecchi VentureLab (CVL)’s incubator provides shared office facilities,… Continue reading UNM Rainforest Innovations
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program urges small businesses to participate in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) with the objective of commercialization. The program is competitive and requires an application, which can be awarded a monetary prize for the purpose of conducting the research outlined in the application.
A STEM innovation workshop based on private/public partnerships The place where NMT students get hands-on technology commercialization experience A vehicle for fast development of licensing and intellectual-property sharing opportunities The OIC enables NMT students, faculty and researchers to work on real market-driven commercialization projects from the ground up. It is a single locaiton for… Continue reading New Mexico Tech Office of Innovation Commercialization (OIC)
The High Desert Discovery District (HD3) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to identifying and commercializing technology projects in New Mexico and throughout the U.S. HD3 provides a forum and a methodology for entrepreneurs, scientists, innovators, and technologists to be heard and their discovery to be understood by a highly-experienced group of business strategists,… Continue reading High Desert Discovery District
Investment focus: high tech technology/hard science (patent/IP based): robotics, photonics, telecom, optics, automotive, clean energy, sensor technology, high-tech health, nanotechnology, chemicals, and advanced materials. Cottonwood is focused on strong patents and does not invest in software or apps.