Santa Fe County, NM is an Innovative Place for Business

Santa Fe County is home to forward-thinking companies amid beautiful surroundings

Sarah Kuta
On Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 14:47
Santa Fe County, NM

You already know Santa Fe County for its incredible arts scene, top-notch cuisine and rich history and culture. But this vibrant region is also a hub for boundary-pushing innovation. 

Between two national laboratories and state-of-the-art research facilities, the county is home to forward-thinking companies that are developing solutions to global challenges, advancing groundbreaking technologies and performing cutting-edge research. 

“We are a confluence of science and technology, outdoor adventure and culture,” says Katherine Miller, Santa Fe County manager. “Our temperate four seasons and mountains provide abundant outdoor recreation, including international-class mountain biking and skiing. We welcome you and your business to locate and thrive here – in the heart of the Southwest.”

You’ll find businesses like Pebble Labs, a biotechnology firm working to address challenges related to food, health and the environment. Pebble Labs is tackling some big problems, such as how to stop the spread of diseases like Zika and dengue and how to reduce the need for antibiotics and chemicals in aquaculture.

NTxBio is a bioinformatics and biomanufacturing startup in Santa Fe County, NM.
Santa Fe County

Santa Fe County is also home to NTxBio, a bioinformatics and biomanufacturing startup that’s working to streamline drug development and pharmaceutical production. Co-founders Alexander Koglin and Michael Humbert chose to locate their business in Santa Fe County because of the area’s well-rounded offerings.

“If you have any interest in a diverse, actively lived and respected history and a vibrant arts and crafts scene, and you value the beauty of multifaceted nature while hiking, cycling or skiing, then this is a place to be,” Koglin says. 

Learn more at Santa Fe County.


Sarah Kuta is an award-winning Colorado writer and editor. She regularly writes about travel, nature, education, personal finance and other topics.