We are an NGO that promotes collaboration between key players in Mexico and the United States to promote competitiveness based on innovation
We are a non-profit organization created in 1992, during the NAFTA negotiations, with the support of organizations in the United States and Mexico.
Our mission is to promote binational competitiveness using Science and Technology to solve problems and enhance opportunities.
Our vision is to make Mexico and the United States the most inclusive, competitive and sustainable region in the world.
Our programs are implemented with the participation of companies, entrepreneurs, academic institutions and government entities from different sectors such as: Advanced Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Automotive, Aerospace, Industry 4.0, Health, Information Technology, Education and Intellectual Property.
Companies served in national and international acceleration programs
Small producers served by FUMEC programs
Entrepreneurs in accompaniment programs
Millions of pesos of public and private resources through FUMEC(USMFS) programs
As we enter into our 30th year in operation, USMFS has revised our vision and mission statements to communicate our binational focus for the future while upholding our key values of mutual respect, integrity, sustainability, inclusivity and excellence.
Border Region Transformation: Produce a positive and measurable impact in the US-Mexico Border region through constructive dialogue, networking and innovative initiatives in science and technology.
Binational Leadership and Collaboration: Become a known and trusted resource facilitating cross-border innovation and cooperation and talent development.
Sustainability through Financial Growth: Grow a stable organization with diverse revenue streams that can support the development of new projects and initiatives.
'I didn't think we were going to grow the 30% that FUMEC promised me, but that's how it was'
COMEXI and FUMEC signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that aims to formalize relations between both entities in order to promote public policy initiatives aligned to promote the North American region.
AWE (Academy for Women Entrepreneurs), an initiative of the White House of the United States to empower women entrepreneurs to global level, which in Mexico implements the FUMEC Incubator in collaboration with ULead International, held the national pitch competition for the 2021 generation in Mexico City.
The Manufacturing Reshoring initiative for South Texas was formally launched at an event hosted by The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) this past January. The initiative was developed by a consortium that includes UTRGV, the United States Mexico Foundation for Science (USMFS), McAllen Economic Development Corporation (MEDC); I-Dream4D and The Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC). Funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration EDA is financing this project which seeks to identify and promote the growth of existing regional suppliers in South Texas and North Mexico to attract new investment and fill gaps in the supply chain.