News ItemDecember 2013 Park Post
EMCORE Hosts Leadership Albuquerque Class – EMCORE Corporation recently hosted the Albuquerque Chamber’s 2013 Leadership Albuquerque Class for Economic Development Day. The class had the opportunity to listen to and interact with community business leaders about business and economic development issues, challenges, and successes in the community. They also visited EMCORE’s 2-megawatt Solar Array Farm at the Eubank Landfill. Leadership Albuquerque brings together emerging leaders from the private, public, and voluntary sectors of our community to participate in the projects and interactions that result in a shared vision for the greater Albuquerque community; TEAM’s Partners Move In – Three companies have recently moved into TEAM Technologies’ facility in the SS&TP. The company has partnership and ownership interests in all three. Cottonwood Technology Fund is a seed and preseed stage technology commercialization fund where TEAM will help identify new technologies from an engineering and manufacturability perspective. Montserrat Solar and TEAM have developed a low weight, high strength solar collector system for use in high wind and high seismic areas of the world. The first prototype is expected to be installed in the SS&TP soon. Veritran Inc. was created to develop infinite variable transmission (IVT) technology for a variety of industries. The plan is to build the first several hundred units at TEAM; NMSBVI Welcomes the Governor – The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (NMSBVI) recently invited Governor Susana Martinez to tour and learn about the school and their specialized programming initiatives to support New Mexico children who are blind or visually impaired. NMSBVI staff, parents, board members, and school lobbyists participated in an informal conversation with the Governor. She also had the opportunity to interact with some of the children. For more information about NMSBVI’s services and support, visit www.nmsbvi.org.