New Mexico Lab Embedded Entrepreneur Program (NM LEEP) supports innovators addressing national security challenges. We match visionary technology innovators with seed capital, customers, investors, individualized training, and the unique and world-class expertise and resources of New Mexico’s national laboratories. With up to two years of non-dilutive funding, NM LEEP innovators have the opportunity to advance, test, and validate their technologies necessary to transition them into scalable products. NM LEEP offers innovators:
Annual stipends range from $90,000 to $120,000, plus health insurance, travel reimbursement, and relocation allowance to focus on product and business development.
Interact with mentors to perfect the investor pitch and introductions to a global network of investors to accelerate funding opportunities from federal and private sources.
Testing, validation, and early product development through a two-year technical collaboration with a New Mexico national laboratory researcher(s) through a funded Cooperative Research and Development agreement (CRADA).
Business model development with an experienced network of business resources that offer expertise in market sectors specific to your technology and market opportunity.
Tailored training and curriculum covering product design & development, investor strategies, financial projections, pricing strategy, pitch development, and more.
For more information about NM LEEP Program, please visit https://nmleep.com/
Successful candidates must: