News ItemJanuary 2014 Park Post
PADT, MicroNet Solutions, Veritran, Cottonwood Technology Fund, & Monserrat Solar are new companies who we welcomed into the Sandia Science & Technology Park; Cyber Engineering Research Laboratory’s Open House provided an overview of Sandia’s new Cyber Engineering Research Laboratory, located here in the Park, and featured keynote remarks by U.S. Senator Tom Udall; Eubank Landfill Solar Array was the site where EMCORE, Suncore, and PNM hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for a 2-megawatt solar array farm which supplies approximately 20 percent of the power at EMCORE’s Albuquerque facilities; 2nd Annual Sandia Research & Technology Showcase featured presentations about the cutting-edge research and technology development taking place at Sandia. Visit www.sstp.org/showcase for a full recap; Governor Susana Martinez visited Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. to announce her plan to increase the recruitment and hiring of math and science teachers in low income and rural schools throughout New Mexico. She also visited the New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired where she interacted with the staff, children, and families; Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham led a CEO Roundtable to meet and thank the companies in the Park for creating jobs in Albuquerque; Raytheon built a 1500 sq.ft., high-bay laboratory space to support demands for new work at its Eubank Park facility; Safety Improvements added to the Park include the installation of Emergency Call Boxes, 16 high-resolution cameras, and alarm systems. These improvements were funded by a grant to the Sandia Science & Technology Park Development Corporation from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. Sandia and the Park also worked with the City of Albuquerque to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety by painting over 12,000 linear feet of road striping and installing 18 additional speed limit signs and 12 bike-man symbols to identify bicycle lanes on the streets.