New Mexico Small Business Assistance: Solving small business challenges through laboratory expertise
WELCOME TO NMSBA
The New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) Program allows New Mexico small businesses facing a technical challenge to access the unique expertise and capabilities of Los Alamos and Sandia national laboratories. At no cost to the business, small businesses with a technical challenge can seek assistance from lab scientists or engineers for projects that require testing, design consultation and access to special equipment or facilities.
FAQ: Does your company qualify?
  • Are you a for-profit business?
  • Are you located in New Mexico?
  • Is your company a small business? [US SBA guidelines]
  • Is your company US owned and operated?
  • Does your company pay/file gross receipts taxes to the State of New Mexico?
If you answered yes to all of these questions, you can qualify for researcher hours:
  • $20,000 if located in a rural county
  • $10,000 if located in Bernalillo County
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