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NEWS
The University of New Mexico Is Among Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2018
The University of New Mexico (UNM) is again among the Top 100 Worldwide Universities granted U.S. utility patents during the 2018 calendar year, according to a report published by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO). The report ranks the University of New Mexico 51 st among the top 100 for the number of issued U.S. utility patents received in 2018 for its inventions


STC Received 15 Issued U.S. Patents in Q4! See full list here.
UNM's economic development survey now open!
UNM has made a commitment to engage with its community to raise New Mexico's economic profile. We are inviting your input, through this survey, to evaluate our progress for our economic development efforts over the last few years. Responding to the survey questions will take approximately 10-15 minutes.
NMEDD's Office of Science & Technology Announces New Technology Grant Program:

"New Mexico Technology Transfer Assistance Grants" (NM-TAG)
This program provides small amounts of funding equal to 75% of the cost of the technology license, up to a maximum of $3,750 to offset the costs associated with transferring a technology from a qualified public or private enterprise, laboratory, college or university to an enterprise based in New Mexico (75% of $5,000).

STC CEO Invited to Give Opening Remarks at APLU Meeting
In 2018, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) named The University of New Mexico an Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) awardee. UNM won the IEP Place Award for exemplary initiatives resulting in social, cultural, or community development. As winner of last year’s award, STC CEO & Chief Economic Development Officer for UNM, Lisa Kuuttila, was invited to give opening remarks and introduce a session at the APLU 2019 Commission on Economic Engagement (CECE)-Council on Research (CoR) Summer Meeting.

In the Spotlight – Francesca Cavallo, Ph.D.
Dr. Cavallo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at UNM. Dr. Cavallo leads a research program at the convergence of engineering, materials science, chemistry, physics, and biology.

STC Welcomes New Board Members
Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration
The University of New Mexico
Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
The University of New Mexico
FEATURED EVENTS
NM Rainforest University Center Seminar Series
Funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, the NM Rainforest University Center program provides entrepreneurial training and technical assistance at all UNM campus sites. These seminars are free and open to the UNM community and the public, but registration is required. In-person and live stream options available. The next seminar is:
Networking & Business Development
Learn about networking opportunities, strategy, equity and small business development resources in the state of New Mexico from two of the most connected people in The Land of Enchantment!

July 16, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Old Martina’s Hall in Taos, New Mexico/live stream

Speakers:
John Chavez, President of the New Mexico Angels
Stacy Sacco, Director of the Small Business Institute at The University of New Mexico
Startup Mentoring Opportunities at the Lobo Rainforest - Open Office Hours
The Albuquerque Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Albuquerque Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), and STC hold office hours offering free business mentoring every month at the Lobo Rainforest Building.

Upcoming Open Hours:  
SCORE OFFICE HOURS
July 26, 9 a.m. - noon
SBDC OFFICE HOURS
July 12, 8 a.m. - noon
SBDC OFFICE HOURS
July 26, 8 a.m. - noon
Check out more event listings on our website at: https://stc.unm.edu/events/