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Economic Development

As the state’s Flagship Institution, the University of New Mexico plays an important role in fostering innovation and economic growth throughout the state. UNM President Dr. Robert Frank has made New Mexico’s economic growth one of the cornerstones of his UNM2020 plan.

Since 1996 STC.UNM, the university’s technology and economic development Research Park, has played a role in the creation of over 60 New Mexico start up companies.

Recent Economic Development Stories

Rainforest in the Desert (Blog)

LFC Learns About Rainforest Concept for Economic Development

New Mexico Among States to Receive NSF Funding for Water Resources Modeling

Albuquerque, UNM and Local Tech Community Team Up to Encourage “Civic Tech”