Legislation allows the NMSBA Program to contract with entities that have the capability to provide small business assistance services not available in the private sector at a reasonable cost.
Current contracts include:
- New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership for training and assistance in the areas of quality and lean manufacturing principles;
- University of New Mexico’s Anderson Schools of Management Management of Technology Program for technology road mapping and assessments to determine the market potential of a technology and provide an evaluation on methods for market penetration of the technology;
- New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Department of Management for evaluating a technology or technical issues facing the small business. Assessments are provided by a cross functional team of NM Tech staff and students in management, engineering and computational sciences;
- New Mexico State University for technical assistance with the development and commercialization of viable technologies, with the majority of projects focused on national security and biosciences through NMSU's Arrowhead Technology Incubator (ATI).
For more information, contact Kim Sherwood (505.665.1305) at Los Alamos or Sharon Evans (505.845.9671) at Sandia.