STC.UNM (formerly known as the Science & Technology Corporation @ UNM) is a nonprofit corporation formed and owned entirely by the University of New Mexico Board of Regents (UNM). We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation with an independent board of directors. Located on UNM's south campus at the Science & Technology Park in Albuquerque, New Mexico, STC has proximity to research and development and laboratory facilities and other technology based companies, many of which are the creation of STC. STC also collaborates with researchers at New Mexico's two national labs—Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Laboratory—located nearby.
To foster a Rainforest in the Desert, STC.UNM nurtures innovation and economic development for the UNM community.
As a keystone organization, STC.UNM will play a vital role in the New Mexico innovation ecosystem. We will be a boundary spanning canopy for technology commercialization worldwide.
As a New Mexico Research Park Act organization, STC.UNM does this by
- protecting technologies developed at UNM and transferring these technologies to the marketplace, via starting new companies and transferring technologies to established companies;
-connecting the business community to UNM for access to expertise, facilities, and research activities; and
-facilitating UNM's role as a contributor to New Mexico's economic development.
STC's dedicated staff is business oriented. Our full-time job is to understand the potential market applications of the wide range of technologies developed at UNM and to efficiently get them to companies that can commercialize them. STC is committed to securing the best match between a technology and the market.