Growing Our Local Economy

As an “intermediary” for technology use and deployment, NHF works with local companies helping them grow and meet market demands. Why is NHF on this mission? New Horizons Foundation was created and jointly funded by the Lea County Commission and New Mexico Junior College in 2011. The Foundation’s goal is to create an environment that […]

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Energy Conference

The West Texas Energy Consortium (WTxEC) – of which New Horizons Foundation (NHF) is a member – is working to drive attention and interest to the growing assets found throughout the region. This month’s conference in San Angelo on May 6-7 will explore opportunities through partnership and technology; the programming will also discuss workforce-related issues […]

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Lea County SBDC

While NHF is providing this particular local businessman with the contacts at the federal labs, the support to go through the related due diligence processes of the selected technology, and some funding for basic testing of the technology, this local company needed help with a BUSINESS PLAN. “We are glad to be working with NHF […]

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NHF Readies Newly Patented Technology for Market

After months of development work with the federal labs, NHF has filed the patent for an OIL & GAS INDUSTRY TECHNOLOGY that will reduce corrosion in down well operations. This federal lab-vetted, patent pending technology is ready for a Lea County-based business to take to market. NHF serves as an intermediary for industry and the […]

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NHF Signs Partnership Intermediary Agreement (PIA) with Federal Labs

NHF continues to grow its capabilities on behalf of companies throughout New Mexico and the Permian Basin region. NHF identifies and connects federal technologies to aid regional companies meet industry demands, and grow. Signing the PIA enhances NHF efforts. A key component of New Horizons Foundation’s (NHF) efforts throughout New Mexico and the Permian Basin […]

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New State Office focused on Technology

The State of New Mexico has ‘stepped up’ its work with the science and technology industries and related education. A newly created Office of Science and Technology has been formed under Governor Susana Martinez; it is led by Patricia Knighten. The Office is housed in the state’s economic development department. The State of New Mexico’s […]

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Attn: Businesses! – Oil & Gas 101

One of NHF’s key partners is just ‘next door’: The New Mexico Junior College’s (NMJC) Training & Outreach Center. Both entities are proud to ANNOUNCE: “INTRODUCTION TO THE OIL & GAS INDUSTRY”, a short course on this great – and regionally important – industry. The course is designed for NON-INDUSTRY business people: service providers, administrators…all […]

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NHF Connects: Oil/Water Technology

On a recent trip to the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Laboratories (NAVSEA Labs), the NHF delegation identified an oil/water separation technology that may be of particular interest and use to oil producers in the Permian Basin. New Horizons Foundation (NHF) is one of just a few organizations in the country with the ability to license […]

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Why ‘Proof of Concept’ Matters

Designed to provide early stage capital for businesses with high growth potential, Proof of Concept (POC) allows enterprises to trial potentially ground-breaking concepts that will help the regional economy grow.  Sen. Tom Udall has recently worked on legislation that will encourage and support POC funding. From TECHOPEDIA:  A proof of concept (POC) is a demonstration, […]

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NHF Secures Technology for Local Company

Due to New Horizon Foundation’s (NHF) agreement with federal laboratories, a Lea County manufacturer will begin utilizing Department of Defense (DoD) technologies and capabilities in a locally-based, existing manufacturing facility. The technology being put to work in this local, Lea County company is tied to the ever-growing area of ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING & REPAIR through the […]

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Unique Intern Program for Energy Businesses

(Hobbs, NM) Last summer, an innovative program that matched a senior-level college student with a local energy business in Lea County was extremely successful, and is now being expanded to include more area industries in southeast New Mexico. The program is provided by New Horizons Foundation, an energy-focused Permian Basin nonprofit that builds relationships between […]

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Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-NM, discusses his support of the NHF EDA Regional Innovation Services Program i6

> NHF Executive Director Dale Gannaway (L), NHF Board Member Dr. David Schmidly (R) and NHF IP Counsel and Technology and Federal Lab Relations Manager Tim Wittig (not pictured) recently met with Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-NM, to discuss his support of the NHF EDA Regional Innovation Services Program i6 and Seed Fund Support Grants. The […]

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NHF Board Member Dr. Steve McCleery

(Lea County, NM) – Dr. Steve McCleery is a founding member and the Vice President of the Board for New Horizons Foundation. He currently serves as the President of New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, NM. He has been involved in higher education for over 40 years. His leadership, expertise, experience, and knowledge of higher […]

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NHF Technology Expedition to Engineering Labs

(Lea County, NM) – NHF hosted a trip to the US Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center (ERDEC) Laboratories located in Vicksburg, Mississippi on September 8 – 11, 2014. The NHF delegation included Ms. Cathrynn Brown (NM District 55 Representative) from Eddy County, Tim Wittig (NHF Technology Advisor), and Dale Gannaway (NHF Executive […]

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NHF Technology Expedition Planned to Navy Labs

(Lea County, NM) – NHF Officials have confirmed a trip to the U.S. Navy Labs in Bethesda, Maryland on October 7-8, 2014. The purpose of this expedition is to review technologies, techniques, and processes that have been developed by the Department of the Navy. The delegation of private entrepreneurs will be looking to identify technologies […]

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Oil & Gas

Background New Horizons Foundation was created by the Lea County Commission and New Mexico Junior College to expand the business base of Lea County beyond its current concentration on oil and gas exploration, recovery and transportation. The plan involves utilizing technology based business opportunities created by Federally funded research and development to diversify and strengthen […]

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Environmental Technology

Background New Horizons Foundation was created by the Lea County Commission and New Mexico Junior College to expand the business base of Lea County beyond its current concentration on oil and gas exploration, recovery and transportation. The plan involves utilizing technology based business opportunities created by Federally funded research and development to diversify and strengthen […]

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Advanced Materials

Background New Horizons Foundation was created by the Lea County Commission and New Mexico Junior College to expand the business base of Lea County beyond its current concentration on oil and gas exploration, recovery and transportation. The plan involves utilizing technology based business opportunities created by Federally funded research and development to diversify and strengthen […]

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Advanced Manufacturing

Background New Horizons Foundation was created by the Lea County Commission and New Mexico Junior College to expand the business base of Lea County beyond its current concentration on oil and gas exploration, recovery and transportation. The plan involves utilizing technology based business opportunities created by Federally funded research and development to diversify and strengthen […]

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