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

UNM Takes Over Innovate ABQ Project

UNM Takes Over Innovate ABQ Project

UNM Takes Over Innovate ABQ Project In July the University of New Mexico (UNM) accepted the transfer of Innovate ABQ, a nonprofit 501(c)3 that UNM set up in 2015 to independently manage the development of the seven-acre site including the Lobo Rainforest Building, CNM...

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Trust Is the Innovation We Need Most

Trust Is the Innovation We Need Most

  Trust Is the Innovation We Need Most By John Freisinger, Executive Director, InnovateABQ (City Alive on August 27, 2019) In 2017, we completed work on the first phase of the anchor site for Albuquerque’s innovation district, InnovateABQ. Two years later, we’re...

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