UNM Rainforest Innovations

The Office of Strategy, Science & Technology is accepting applications for the NM Research University Team Pitch Award.

Application deadline: Monday, March 4 at 5:00 pm.

The New Mexico Research University Team Pitch Award Pilot Program is a competitive state-funded grant that awards non-dilutive grant funds between $100,000 and $200,000, as well as entrepreneurship assistance, to science and technology commercialization proposals from faculty/student teams at New Mexico universities.

Eligible proposals will be those with potential and intention to result in the formation of a New Mexico-based science or technology company with a near-term plan to bring a unique product or service to market.

Proposals in science and technology commercialization with teams comprised of at least one faculty member and one student from New Mexico State University, the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, or the University of New Mexico are eligible. 

Learn more about the program here: https://edd.newmexico.gov/business-development/edd-programs-for-business/office-of-science-technology/osst-team-pitch/

Review the FY 2024 Policy Manual: https://edd.newmexico.gov/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/Research-Univ.-Award-Pilot-Program-Grant-Manual.pdf

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