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Spotlight on New Mexico Bioscience: State & Local Authorities

State and local officials are key to creating a thriving bioscience industry in New Mexico. Their extensive networks of contacts help support the collaborative effort needed to establish an industry that will sustain the test of time.   They offer invaluable knowledge...

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Spotlight on New Mexico Bioscience: Businesses

GrowBio NM seeks to promote public-private collaborations to support a thriving biotechnology industry in New Mexico. These partnerships can’t succeed without private bioscience companies based in New Mexico.     New Mexico offers abundant natural resources, a...

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Spotlight on New Mexico Bioscience: Educational Institutions

Once a bioscience industry is established, it’s important for a state to develop homegrown talent to meet a company’s staffing needs. New Mexico is fortunate to have many educational institutions whose graduates meet these requirements. These colleges and universities...

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Spotlight on New Mexico Bioscience: Local Government

Local governments are some of the most important players in stimulating the growth of the state’s bioscience sector. Towns and cities can bring together stakeholders from different sectors, including small businesses and startups, entrepreneurs, researchers and...

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How States Can Win at Bioscience: Part 2

In Part One of our analysis, we examined some of the strategies that support a thriving bioscience industry. Let’s continue our evaluation of those strategies. Workforce  A thriving industry is only as strong as its workforce. The biosciences require a skilled...

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How States Can Win at Bioscience: Part 1

The quest to grow a thriving bioscience sector in New Mexico will require a variety of complementary strategies. Gaining Capital The need for capital is one of the biggest obstacles for building a bioscience business. Potential funding sources include state-funded...

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The Path to Bioscience Success: Georgia

Case studies from states that have already built vibrant bioscience industries can help New Mexico craft a strategy for success.   Georgia provides a good model. In 1990, it established the Research Alliance, a collaboration among businesses, research institutions and...

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The Path to Bioscience Success: North Carolina

GrowBio NM aims to replicate in New Mexico the best practices developed by other states to build a vibrant bioscience industry.   North Carolina offers one of best examples of how a successful bioscience policy can work. It once faced economic difficulties similar to...

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