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Innovate New Mexico® Technology Showcase to Feature Latest Developments from New Mexico’s Research Institutions and Startup Companies

The seventh Innovate New Mexico Technology Showcase will take place at the Event Center at Sandia Golf Club on March 3, 2020. Innovate New Mexico is an annual event featuring the latest developments in research and technology from seven research institutions in the state of New Mexico. Researchers and inventors from the University of New Mexico, the Air Force Research Lab, Los Alamos National Lab, Sandia National Labs, NASA-White Sands …Read More

New Coalition Launches to Celebrate and Protect the Bayh-Dole Act

WASHINGTON (February 19) – Today, a diverse group of research and scientific organizations, as well as those directly involved in commercializing new products, launched Bayh-Dole 40, a coalition that will celebrate and protect the University and Small Business Patent Procedures Act of 1980, better known as the “Bayh-Dole Act.” The Bayh-Dole Act has empowered universities, small businesses, and nonprofits that have received federal grants to retain ownership of any patented inventions …Read More

Japanese Graduate Students and MPO, Inc. Faculty Member Participate in STC’s Internship Academy

On February 3rd, STC.UNM’s Internship Academy hosted a group of graduate students from Osaka Prefecture University and Osaka City University located in Osaka, Japan, and a staff member from MPO, Inc., the technology transfer office of St. Marianna University School of Medicine in Kawasaki, Japan. The six graduate students participated in STC’s five-day internship program designed to help students foster an entrepreneurial mindset and for those interested in learning about …Read More

UNM Rainforest Forum Features Members from the Advanced Economic Development Leadership Program

A UNM Rainforest Forum featuring five members from the Advanced Economic Development Leadership (AEDL) Program, an executive education program, took place at the Lobo Rainforest Building on January 16. The speakers from AEDL included Shannon Campbell from The University of Southern Mississippi, Nan Johnston from Clemson Center for Corporate Learning, Lisa Kuuttila from The University of New Mexico (STC.UNM), Jim Roach from Texas Christian University, and Neal Wade, AEDL Managing …Read More


Eric Prossnitz, Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine; Chief, Division of Molecular Medicine at the University of New Mexico Health & Sciences Center, has discovered a novel therapeutic for the treatment of diabetes and obesity. FEBRUARY 20, 2020 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: JOHN CHAVEZ, (505) 660-1046 Albuquerque, NM, FEBRUARY 20TH, 2020 – GPER G-1 Development Group, a portfolio company of the New Mexico Start-up Factory, is a New Mexico-based drug discovery company …Read More

Crystalline Mirror Solutions, LLC Acquired by Thorlabs and Will Continue to Develop UNM Laser Cooling Technology

Thorlabs, an optical equipment company based in Newton, NJ, recently announced their acquisition of the business assets of Crystalline Mirror Solutions, LLC (CMS). CMS was a startup company focusing on low-noise reflective optics whose technology portfolio included a UNM technology developed by Dr. Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and his team, at the University of New Mexico (UNM). The technology provides an advanced design …Read More

Larry A. Sklar, Ph.D.

Larry A. Sklar, Ph.D. Distinguished and Regents’ Professor Department of Pathology Director, Center for Molecular Discovery Member, Comprehensive Cancer Center The University of New Mexico 2011 STC Innovation Fellow As the 2011 STC Innovation Fellow, Dr. Sklar is recognized for his ingenuity and dedication in expanding the vision of drug discovery to save lives. Dr. Sklar has invented new technologies in the areas of signal transduction, cell adhesion, leukocyte biology …Read More

UNM HSC Health Hackathon now accepting applications

Event planned for Feb. 21-23 By Kim Delker January 07, 2020 The University of New Mexico-Health Sciences Center Health Hackathon, an opportunity for both novice and experienced inventors to use their skills and creativity to develop innovative healthcare solutions, will be held Feb. 21-23 on the UNM campus. The second annual event — where teams pitch healthcare problems and then form teams to develop solutions — will be held at …Read More

Fifteen U.S Patents Issued to STC for UNM Technologies in October, November, and December

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) recently issued fifteen U.S. patents to STC during the months of October, November, and December for technologies invented at the University of New Mexico. The patents, issued during STC’s 2020 fiscal 2nd quarter, are for a variety of technologies created by researchers in the Departments of Gastroenterology, Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Physiology, Pharmacy, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil, Construction, …Read More

Steven R.J. Brueck, Ph.D.

Steven R. J. Brueck, Ph.D. Distinguished and Professor Emeritus Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Director Emeritus, Center for High Technology Materials The University of New Mexico 2010 STC.UNM INNOVATION FELLOW As the recipient of the first annual STC.UNM Innovation Fellow Award in 2010, Dr. Brueck was the stand-out choice for exemplifying the spirit of innovation at UNM. As the most prolific inventor at UNM, his technologies continue to receive …Read More