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NMSU's Arrowhead Center searching for new clients

New Mexico State University's Arrowhead Center Entrepreneurship Institute is looking for entrepreneurs and innovators in need of business assistance. Clients selected will receive specialized support as well as relevant, timely and practical business research.

"Entrepreneurship is a key component of reinvigorating the economy," said Sara Pirayesh Sanders, entrepreneurship director for the Arrowhead Center. "Business research is critical to the success of small businesses because it allows you to have a better understanding of where you are and where you're going."

Services are customized to fit start-up businesses as well as established ones. Assistance is available to all business types, but special consideration is given to nonprofit, family-owned and high-tech businesses. Businesses are chosen on a variety of factors, including the degree to which they contribute to economic development in New Mexico.

The deadline for project submissions is Friday, Aug. 13. The submission form is available online at http://arrowhead/arrowheadcenterold/business/projSub.php.

The Arrowhead Center promotes economic and business development in New Mexico through a wide range of services, including entrepreneurship development, technology-based business incubation, policy analysis, assistance with intellectual property, and by managing NMSU's business and research park. Since its inception in 2004, it has completed more than 200 business research projects involving more than 300 graduate and undergraduate students.

For more information, call 575-646-7036 or visit http://arrowheadcenter.nmsu.edu.