Innovate ABQ

7-acre Innovation District in downtown Albuquerque

Growing from Within!

Our “Grow from Within” strategy focuses on creating industry-relevant skills programs, supporting entrepreneurs, helping existing firms expand.

Higher Growth in Albuquerque

This vision includes more than 720,000 square feet of physically-compact, technically-wired, walkable space for the entire community.

Welcome to InnovateABQ!

Innovate ABQ is a public-private partnership created to develop a 7-acre innovation district in downtown Albuquerque to foster economic development and job creation in New Mexico. The site is intended to help put the region on a path to higher growth by improving the productivity of people and firms in ways that lead to better incomes and living standards for all.

This vision includes more than 600,000 square feet of physically-compact, technically-wired, walkable space devoted to bringing together New Mexico’s innovators to foster the creation of long-term, job-creating ventures and increase access to opportunity for the entire community

Innovation Initiatives





Latest News

The Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Innovate ABQ

June 5, 2018 “The Innovate ABQ vision is to be as inclusive and diverse as we possibly can.” – John Freisinger, Executive Director, Innovate ABQ Innovate ABQ, a seven-acre campus located at Central and Broadway, is something most in Albuquerque have heard of but few...

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What Happens If We Don’t Invest in Innovation in Dallas?

Cynthia Nevels FOUNDER OF INTEGRALITY MAY 15, 2018 Every day, we see new product and service innovations created in our local communities. John Freisinger, executive director of Innovate ABQ, a new public-private partnership innovation center in Albuquerque, New...

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Downtown’s Innovate ABQ Location Bustling with Activity

By Kevin Robinson-Avila / Journal Staff Writer Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 12:02am - Albuquerque Journal ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Innovate ABQ’s new president and executive director, John Freisinger, is snuggled into a small working space on the far east end of...

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