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Advance and Accelerate Economic Development

Create public-private partnerships that build a sustainable future and strengthen the state's economy through engaged education, collaborative research, workforce development, and the acceleration of new technologies to market.  Alongside faculty, students participate in innovative projects that prepare them to become the next generation of entrepreneurs.

STRATEGY 7.1: LEAD THE ADVANCEMENT OF NEW MEXICO'S INNOVATION ECONOMY

Metric: Annual report of progress on Innovate ABQ master development plan

Objective 7.1.1: Begin discussions on creating a master plan development agreement for Innovate ABQ. Completion Target: Summer 2018, Responsibility: Harris

Objective 7.1.2: Continue with development of Innovate ABQ Site. Completion Target: Summer 2018, Responsibility: Harris

STRATEGY 7.2: ENHANCE UNM’S CULTURE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP THROUGH THE INNOVATION ACADEMY AND RELATED PROGRAMS

Metric: Annual progress on US patents issued and start-up companies created

Objective 7.2.1: Evolve and develop a proposal for the Innovation Academy structure in conjunction with re-envisioning University College. Completion Target: Summer 2018, Responsibility: White