NMSU’s Arrowhead Center now accepting applications

April 29, 2013 by Justin Bannister, NMSU News Center

New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center is now accepting applications for consulting services to help those seeking to start or expand their businesses. Applicants accepted into the program are chosen based on a variety of factors, including the development of innovative technologies and contribution to economic development in New Mexico.

While applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, applications completed by May 21 will be considered first. Consideration for the program is based on resources available to provide assistance.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for businesses to receive help from the diverse and well-qualified team at Arrowhead Center,” said Jason Koenig, Launch director at Arrowhead Center. “Services are tailored to address the unique challenges businesses encounter.”

“Arrowhead Center utilizes highly engaged Graduate Student Innovation Teams and the Arrowhead Innovation Network, which links businesses to a network of researchers, government agencies, investors, entrepreneurs and economic development specialists,” Koenig said. “Student teams vet technologies, uncover areas of market potential and develop strong and viable research. This proactive collaboration expedites the movement of ideas to market and provides directed learning opportunities for students.”

Those interested can find the business assistance form at http://www.arrowheadcenter.org. Forms should be submitted to Koenig at jkoenig@ad.nmsu.edu. For questions, call 575-646-5398.

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