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STC Board Chair Presented at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

STC Board of Directors Chair Sandra Begay recently presented at a workshop on “Women of Color in STEM,” hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine.  Her presentation focused on the state of American Indians and Alaska Natives in STEM and an overview of the DOE Indian Energy/Sandia Labs internship program.  The presentation was part of a panel, “Current Initiatives …Read More

Scott S. Sibbett, Ph.D.

Scott S. Sibbett, Ph.D. Research Professor, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering Associate Director, Center for Biomedical Engineering The University of New Mexico Pressure Analysis Company (PAC) (STC start-up) Dr.  Sibbett has disclosed 10 inventions to STC, received four UNM-affiliated issued U. S. patents, has three pending U. S. patent applications, and has an option to license agreement with start-up Pressure Analysis Company for his pressure sensing technology. Since the …Read More

Fall Statewide Technology Showcase Draws Investors and Industry Reps to New Mexico

Innovate New Mexico, a network of leading technology-transfer organizations, held its fourth event showcasing innovative technologies from the state’s research universities and national labs. The October 17 gathering at the Sandia Golf Club in Albuquerque featured 12 technology pitches by inventors from the University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University, New Mexico Tech, Sandia National Labs, Los Alamos National Lab, and the Air Force Research Labs to a crowd …Read More

Eighteen Patents Issued for UNM Technologies in July, August, and September

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) recently issued eighteen patents during July, August, and September for technologies invented at the University of New Mexico. The patents, issued during STC.UNM’s 2018 fiscal 1st quarter, are for a variety of technologies created by researchers in the Departments of Chemical & Biological Engineering,  Electrical & Computer Engineering,  Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Physics & Astronomy,  Emergency Medicine,  Pathology, Neurosurgery, and the Center for High …Read More

UNM’s Biodesign Course an Innovation in Collaborative Research and Development

Graduate students across the UNM campus are getting hands-on experience in a collaborative course training them to design new medical products for real needs in clinical practice.  The biodesign course is a partnership between UNM Health Sciences and the UNM School of Engineering that applies engineering skills to solve medical problems.  Student teams each present their product design at the end of the semester and compete for $50,000 in funding …Read More

Bioscience Start-Ups: A Game Changer for the “New” New Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts Greg Byrnes, NMBio Executive Director 610-731-3671 (M) greg@nmbio.org Albuquerque, New Mexico – The New Mexico Biotechnology and Biomedical Association (NMBio) is launching its inaugural Knowledge Fair & Expo by showcasing New Mexico’s pioneering and talented entrepreneurs in the bioscience, biomedical, agriculture, and healthcare communities. On Wednesday, October 18th at the UNM Student Union Building, more than 60 speakers from Las Cruces to Los Alamos will …Read More

Innovate New Mexico® Fall Tech Showcase Featuring Inventions from New Mexico’s Research Institutions and Startup Companies

There’s still time to register for Innovate New Mexico®’s Fall 2017 Technology Showcase, to be held on Tuesday, October 17, at the Sandia Resort & Casino Golf Club. The special collaborative event will highlight research and technology opportunities, startup companies, and economic development resources from the leading research institutions in the state of New Mexico.   Inventors from the Air Force Research Laboratory, Los Alamos National Labs, New Mexico State University, …Read More

Fall 2017 Cohort Chosen for Lobo Rainforest I-Corps Program

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico. October 5, 2017—STC.UNM and the UNM Innovation Academy have announced the first cohort of 10 commercialization teams for projects submitted and chosen to participate in the Lobo Rainforest I-Corps program. Program instruction begins at the Lobo Rainforest Building on October 6 and will last for approximately ten weeks.  Participants will take part in nine classroom sessions and complete out-of-class assignments.  Between classroom sessions, teams will conduct entrepreneurial …Read More

UNM Lobo Rainforest Building and CNM FUSE Makerspace Generating Entrepreneurial Activity Downtown

The recent openings of the UNM Lobo Rainforest Building in August, and the CNM FUSE Makerspace in September are already generating lots of interest and activity from the entrepreneurial community. To read more about programs and events taking place at these two new facilities at the Innovate ABQ core site in downtown Albuquerque, see Kevin Robinson-Avila’s October 9, 2017 article, “From dream to reality,” from the Albuquerque Journal’s Business Outlook, …Read More

Ivy Foo-Hurwitz, Ph.D.

Ivy Foo-Hurwitz, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Global Health Health Sciences Center The University of New Mexico Dr. Foo-Hurwitz has disclosed four inventions to STC and has four pending U. S. patent applications for her paratransgenic delivery-system technologies to control infectious diseases. Control of Aedes aegypti, the mosquito vector of the dengue virus, Chikungunya, yellow fever and Zika virus, has posed …Read More