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!

InnovateABQ 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 720,000 square feet of physically-compact, technically-wired, walkable space devoted to bringing together initiatives from New Mexico’s innovators to foster the creation of long-term, job-creating ventures and increase access to opportunity for the entire community. See our latest News for up to date information, and Contact us today to find out more!

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Latest News

InnovateABQ’s Watch Party

Kauffman State of Entrepreneurship Watch PartyWe had a successful InnovateABQ Watch party, February 27th! It was co-hosted with Vanessa Roahhorse, Roanhorse Consulting, and was held at The Press Room Cafe. You can rewatch the broadcast from the Ewing Marion Kauffman...

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BennuBio Story

An exciting and innovative startup company, BennuBio, Inc., is bringing a game changing flow cytometry process and technology package to market. The technology was licensed with the University of New Mexico through STC.UNM, the economic development arm of UNM, located...

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InnovateABQ’s New Team Members

The Director of Development and Placemaking Named at InnovateABQ Kelly S. Ward has been named as the Director of Development and Placemaking at InnovateABQ. Ward will lead the capital raise, redevelopment, and renovation of the First Baptist Church building, including...

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