The presence of three national laboratories, three research universities, state-supported programs, and incentives for technology-based businesses in New Mexico has created a nurturing environment for technology commercialization in the state. Technology can be licensed from The Airforce Research Laboratory, Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories as well as from the University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University, and New Mexico Tech through their corresponding technology transfer offices which are described below.
New Mexico's technological strengths include:
Programs that support development of technology are available in the state. These programs provide entrepreneurs the expertise of laboratory researchers and scientists,access to capital, and facilities. Available programs also offer quality control and manufacturing assistance. Finally, state tax credits have been established to promote the use of New Mexico's technology resources by incentivizing in-state R&D activities and investment.
Technology can be licensed through national laboratories and universities in the state. See below for a description of each insitution and their specialties.
Technology business owners will find valuable resources and programs available in New Mexico. Below are some that relate to research and development, manufacturing, product testing, and more. They are designed to allow technology entrepreneurs access to and collaboration with the top science and technology experts in the state.
New Mexico Programs Supporting Technology Transfer
Sources of Available Funding:
New Mexico realizes the potential of technology-based companies by offering incentives for entrepreneurs to build their businesses here in the state.