NMSU Arrowhead Center calls for summer project submisssions

April 26, 2011 by Justin Bannister, NMSU News Center

New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center Entrepreneurship Institute is looking for entrepreneurs and innovators in need of business assistance. Clients selected will receive specialized support as well as relevant, timely and practical business research.

“It is vital that we focus on enhancing the entrepreneurial ecosystem in New Mexico by investing in entrepreneurs and small businesses,” said Sara Pirayesh Sanders, entrepreneurship director for the Arrowhead Center. “It is the only way we are going to compete as a state. At the Entrepreneurship Institute, we provide business assistance to help entrepreneurs take that leap.”

Services are customized to fit start-up businesses as well as established ones. Assistance is available to all business types. Businesses are chosen on a variety of factors, including the degree to which they contribute to economic development in New Mexico.

The deadline for project submissions is May 20. The submission form is available online at http://arrowhead.nmsu.edu/arrowheadcenter/entrepreneurship/documents/entrep-institute-project-submission-form.pdf.

The Arrowhead Center promotes economic and business development in New Mexico through a wide range of services, including entrepreneurship development, technology-based business incubation, policy analysis, assistance with intellectual property, and by managing NMSU’s business and research park. Since its inception in 2004, it has completed more than 300 business research projects involving more than 300 graduate and undergraduate students.

For more information, call 575-646-7036 or visit http://arrowheadcenter.nmsu.edu.

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