Science & Technology Business Start-Up Grants

High growth New Mexico companies in the science and technology field with fewer than 50 employees may qualify for a grant of $10,000 - $25,000.  


1.    New Mexico based for profit science or technology company in the one of the following industry sectors (Aerospace, Biosciences, Cybersecurity, Intelligent Manufacturing, Sustainable & Green Energy).
2.    Have a CRS Tax ID, EIN#, Company headquarter in NM
3.    Be a “High-growth-potential company” with fewer than 50 employees
4.    Provide a letter of good standing or Certificate of Compliance with NM Taxation and Revenue

Eligible companies must be working in a science and technology sector:

  • Aerospace
  • Biosciences
  • Cybersecurity
  • Intelligent Manufacturing
  • Sustainable & Green Energy

"High Growth Potential Company"

The following guidelines will be used to determine whether an applicant qualifies as high growth:

  • Unique product or service
  • Clear and compelling business proposition
  • Scalable product and business model
  • Capable team
  • Exit potential, potential to create jobs in New Mexico, and/or private investment 
  • Economic benefit to the state will be greater than the grant award


Application deadline: Monday March 29, 2021  5:00p.m.

Click HERE to apply