First Annual New Mexico State University Intellectual Property Award

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NMSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Arrowhead Center will announce the first annual NMSU Intellectual Property Award.

This award will honor an NMSU faculty or staff member who has developed or is developing intellectual property with demonstrated societal, industrial, and/or commercial benefits.

In celebration of World Intellectual Property Day on April 26, 2021, NMSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Arrowhead Center will announce the first annual NMSU Intellectual Property Award. This award will honor an NMSU faculty or staff member who has developed intellectual property with demonstrated societal, industrial, and/or commercial benefits. The award is open to faculty and staff members from all fields and disciplines across the NMSU System. A $500 cash prize will be awarded to the winner.

 

Nominations Are Now Open!

 Eligible candidates will:

→ Have developed technologies, products, and/or processes that have been awarded patent protection. 

Ideal candidates will:

→ Have or are exploring societal, industrial, and/or commercial benefits of their discoveries, as evidenced by licensing agreements, market feasibility studies, spinoff companies, participation in lab-to-market programs (such as NSF I-Corps, LAUNCH, or Sprint business accelerators), or other commercialization activities.