UbiQD has been awarded a small business innovation research grant. Alicia J. Keyes, the New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) announced on January 13, 2021 that three high-tech companies here in New Mexico will receive the New Mexico Small Business Innovation Research (NMSBIR) Grant.
UbiQD in Los Alamos, along with two other companies, BennuBio in Albuquerque, and Mesa Photonics in Santa Fe are to each receive this grant due to their efforts and success in developing new beneficial technologies. The efforts of each of these three companies contributes to New Mexico being a leader in science and technology.
The NMSBIR Grant, overseen by the EDD’s Office of Science and Technology, is given each year to worthy small science and technology companies to help them commercialize the technologies they have developed.
UbiQD is an advanced materials company whose quantum dot technologies have enabled industry leaders to harness the power of light. Their product, UbiGro®, is a layer of light that uses fluorescence to create a more optimal greenhouse spectrum for crops.
UbiQD is headquartered in Los Alamos, NM and they license technology developed at leading research institutions, including Los Alamos National Laboratory and MIT.
Congratulations to UbiQD!
To read the entire Economic Development Department Office of Science and Technology press release see: https://gonm.biz/uploads/documents/pressReleases/NMSBIR_Jan_2021.pdf