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2020 Innovation Awards Webinar Recognizes Talented University Inventors

On April 28th, University of New Mexico faculty, staff, and student inventors were honored for their achievements. This year a webinar was hosted due to the pandemic. STC’s Innovation Awards Webinar recognized the accomplishments of UNM inventors who have received issued U.S. patents, trademarks, and registered copyrights within the past year. Between March 1, 2019 and February 29, 2020, 57 UNM inventors received issued U.S. patents for 54 technologies. Thirty-three patents were for technologies developed on main campus; 20 patents were for technologies developed on the health sciences campus; and one patent was developed collaboratively between the campuses.

Remarks were made by:
Sandra Begay, Chair, STC.UNM Board of Directors, Secretary Treasurer, UNM Board of Regents, Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories
Garnett Stokes, President, UNM
Doug Brown, President, UNM Board of Regents, Dean Emeritus, Anderson School of Management, UNM
Richard Larson, Executive Vice Chancellor, Vice Chancellor for Research, Health Sciences Center, UNM

STC’s CEO and Chief Economic Development Officer, Lisa Kuuttila, acknowledged each of the inventors for their work.  View a recording of the webinar below.