Author: cpacheco

August 19, 2021 cpacheco

For Immediate Release Date: August 2, 2021 Contact: Danielle Casey, dcasey@abq.org Albuquerque Economic Development is collaborating with UNM Anderson School of Management for the first of a series of action-oriented competitiveness programs with a focus on regional collaboration and innovation. [GREATER ALBUQUERQUE, NM, August 2, 2021] – A new series of sessions focusing on working…

July 1, 2021 cpacheco

During the months of April, May and June, the U.S Economic Development Administration (EDA) New Mexico Rainforest University Center held nine mentoring office hour sessions with the various University Center mentors and hosted three webinars on various entrepreneurial topics. Did you miss these webinars? If so, the recordings, handouts and quizzes are available at: http://loborainforest.com/nmrainforest/videos/….

May 25, 2021 cpacheco

Albuquerque Business First has announced their honorees for this year’s Women of Influence awards, including Susan Cornelius, Principal of Accelerate2Solutions. Honorees are chosen each year based on the positive impact they have made in the New Mexico business community. Ms. Cornelius has worked with UNM Rainforest Innovations for over 6 years and has provided tremendous…

April 21, 2021 cpacheco

Home to multiple national labs and several top tier research institutions, New Mexico has come to be known as the State of Innovation. In addition to the presence of strong STEM institutions, the inhabitants of New Mexico have a long history of engaging in entrepreneurship activities. Whether it’s selling piñon and firewood on the side…

April 19, 2021 cpacheco

Albuquerque, NM – April 19, 2021 –During an inspiring virtual event, five student entrepreneur teams went head-to-head and pitched their big ideas to a virtual audience of investors, business leaders, entrepreneurs and enthusiastic supporters. The Comcast Pitch Deck Competition was co-hosted by UNM Rainforest Innovations and the UNM Innovation Academy, the University of New Mexico’s…

March 25, 2021 cpacheco

Innovate New Mexico is a collaborative event featuring representatives and researchers from seven major research institution across New Mexico to highlight the latest research and technology opportunities, startup companies and economic development resources. The research institutes include the University of New Mexico, the Air Force Research Lab, Los Alamos National Lab, Sandia National Labs, NASA,…

March 22, 2021 cpacheco

In fall 2018, UNM Rainforest Innovations and the Innovation Academy received funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) University Center Economic Development Program to support the development of the New Mexico Rainforest University Center. The New Mexico Rainforest EDA University Center has been developed and implemented throughout the state of New Mexico via the…

January 8, 2021 cpacheco

By Rachel Whitt January 07, 2021 The University of New Mexico hosts its third Business and Economic Summit, aimed at encouraging a statewide dialogue about ways to grow the New Mexico economy and innovation ecosystem. Themed, “New Mexico 2030,” the goal is to convene stakeholders (public, private and non-profit) from across New Mexico. “As the catalyst…