The New Mexico Bioscience Authority is growing a robust bioscience industry in New Mexico by connecting Research & Development, Technology Transfer, Investment, and Entrepreneurs.

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Who We Are

The Future of Bioscience

The New Mexico Bioscience Authority was created as the State’s first public-private partnership to build a new model of bioscience industry. New Mexico needs a platform and a coordinated effort to grow bioscience organizations.

From funding, to incentives, to community outreach and labor initiatives, the NM Bioscience Authority connects all the potential collaborators: universities, R & D, technology transfer, entrepreneurs, funders, legislators and workforce – to grow bioscience in NM. We are well-poised to help create a thriving bioscience industry.

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What We Do

The mission of the NMBSA is to increase awareness and support for New Mexico’s bioscience sector by attracting capital investors, influencing policy and assisting in infrastructure and business development.

01. Community Readiness

The premiere program of the NMBSA is the Community Readiness Program, aims to assist municipalities or designated areas throughout the state to position themselves to attract bioscience businesses.

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02. Funding

A priority goal of the NMBSA is to establish a Direct Investment Fund (DIF) with the State of New Mexico. Direct investment would be focused on bioscience companies.

03. Researcher or Entrepreneur

The NMBSA facilitates the free flow of knowledge to enable cooperative research, and creates an environment conducive to growth, productiveness, and innovation.

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04. Tech Transfer

Technology transfer stems from our prestigious research and technology facilities, including: Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and Air Force Research Laboratory New Mexico.

05. Legislative

Through the establishment of State Bioscience Development Act in 2017, the New Mexico Bioscience Authority (NMBSA) was created, a public-private partnership.

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06. Workforce Development

Bioscience jobs are sustainable and higher paying.  The bioscience industry sector has been in growth mode for the past five years.

What’s Happening in New Mexico Biosciences

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New Mexico Is Bioscience Ready

Leading New Mexico economic development and bioscience organizations combined their energies to create a 16-page insert in the national Site Selection Magazine, positioning the State as bioscience-ready and a place to locate do business in the biosciences. The New Mexico Bioscience Authority participated, along with NM Biotechnology & Biomedical Association, the New Mexico Partnership, City of Albuquerque Economic Department, Arrowhead Park, AMRI and Colliers International.

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BIO Report Shows Growth in NM Bioscience Industry

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) in partnership with TEConomy Partners LLC, released its report on the status of the bioscience industry in the United States, “The Bioscience Economy: Propelling Life-Saving Treatments, Supporting State & Local Communities – 2020.” The report shows the bioscience industry in NM grew by 5%, employing over 7500 people in 702 businesses.

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Electronic Caregiver Launches Program to Slow COVID Spread

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Electronic Caregiver®, a national health technology company, has developed a web application to help the world get back to working, back to learning, and back to living. 
The company’s new Protector Initiative Infectious Disease Mitigation Program is a technology platform that prescreens individuals for symptoms and risk of COVID-19 before they enter a facility, such as a business, school, or house of worship.

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