The Path of Innovation at UTEP
  1. Develop proof-of-concept
  2. Obtain Seed Funding
  3. Provides funding for proof-of-concept.

Visit The Mike Loya Center for Innovation and Commerce Website

Visit Loya Center
  1. Research market
  2. Evaluate market need
  3. Develop business model
  4. New product development
  5. Develop technology and patent strategies
  6. Develop manufacturing strategies
  7. Develop business plan
  8. Develop financial statements
  9. Lab scale-up feasibility
  10. Advise on company formation strategies
  11. Raise funding

The center is available to guide Paso del Norte inventors on how to bring their scientific advance or invention to the market place.

Visit the Center for Research Entrepreneurship and Innovative Enterprises (CREIE) Website

Visit CREIE
  1. Research market
  2. Evaluate market need
  3. Develop business model
  4. Develop funding plan and capitalization
  5. Enroll in Mentor program
  6. Advise on organizational structure and formation
  7. Advise on business plan
  8. Review financial statements
  9. Connect to Manufacturing and supply-chain networks

The Hub is a technology incubator, which nurtures the development of small technology-based businesses, helping them survive and grow during the start-up period when they are most vulnerable.

Contact Cathy Swain