NM LEEP :: Who Should Apply

Learn About the Application Process

Explore New Mexico LEEP’s selection criteria, application process and dates, and eligibility. View the Cohort summer selection timeline and watch the application Informational Webinar. Calls for applications only occur once a year, during this current spring cycle.

Watch the Info Webinar Recording

Missed the Informational Webinar last month? View the recorded webinar to dive deeper into the application process, get tips on how to write a strong application, and listen to the prospective applicants’ questions in the Q&A session.

NM LEEP :: Webinar
NM LEEP :: Empowering Next-Gen Entrepreneurs

Empowering Next-Gen Entrepreneurs

Rapidly transition from the lab to the marketplace in confidence with immersive training and intensive technology validation. Our two-year fellowship provides access to customers looking for breakthrough technologies.

Explore Our Technology Areas and World-Class Expertise

New Mexico’s national laboratories maintain broad science, technology, and engineering capabilities across multiple disciplines. Learn which specific tech areas and expertise supports your startup goals.

Embed your start-up in the ‘Secret City’ :: Los Alamos


Generous stipend, health insurance, travel reimbursement, and relocation assistance to transition your technology into a scalable product.


Work closely with mentors for advice and guidance on your product development and management skills critical to growing and scaling your business.


Receive technical support and access to expertise and facilities from a NM national laboratory for development, demonstration, and deployment.


Perfect your pitch and connect with our global network of investors and sponsors to gain funding from public and private sources.


Advance your technology into a proof of concept, prototype, or product launch through a network of experts and business resources in your market sector.


Follow a tailored training curriculum covering product development, investor strategies, scaling, pricing, and business models.