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 that are not available in the private sector.
BENEFITS TO NEW MEXICO SMALL BUSINESSES
New Mexico small businesses achieved positive results after receiving technical assistance from NMSBA.
Feedback from companies that participated in the 2015 economic impact client survey revealed that:
- 53% DEVELOPED A NEW
PRODUCT OR TECHNOLOGY
- 46% IMPROVED
- 59% EXPANDED OR IMPROVED
A PRODUCT OR SERVICE
- 49% BECAME MORE COMPETITIVE IN THE MARKETPLACE
- 50% IMPROVED THE EXPERTISE OR CAPABILITIES OF EMPLOYEES