• UNH I-Corps

    I-Corps Program at UNH

    UNH I-Corps teams receive up to $3,000 in NSF funding for engaging in customer discovery to match ideas with demand.

    Apply to be an I-Corps Team

  • UNH Business Guide

    UNH Business Guide

    Just released! UNH is one of the largest research and development centers in New Hampshire.  From innovative and creative technology and solutions to customized employee training programs, The UNH Business Guide details the many ways that UNH can help your business, organization, or institution grow and thrive.

    Check out the full UNH Business Guide

  • Trihalomethanes Removal System

    INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT

    Trihalomethanes Removal System

    With the EPA passing increasingly strict regulations regarding trihalomethane levels in all areas of water distribution systems, methods for reducing those levels have become increasingly important. Professor Dr. Robin Collins developed a cost effective solution to lower the level of trihalomethanes and other volatile organic compounds in drinking water by using in-line diffused aeration without expensive infrastructure improvements.

    Learn more about this innovation

  • Prevention Innovations™

    INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT

    Bringing in the Bystander® and Know Your Power®

    Prevention Innovations (PI) is a collaboration between researchers and practitioners that develops, implements and evaluates programs, policies and practices that will end violence against women. PI’s Bringing in the Bystander program and Know Your Power social marketing campaign have been globally licensed. PI is currently working with the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault to design a training program for incoming students on sexual assault policies.

    Learn more about Prevention Innovations

  • Anodized Aluminum

    INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT

    Process for Chemically Resistant Anodized Aluminum

    Dr. Dale Barkey, Professor of Chemical Engineering at UNH has developed a one-step addition to pre-existing aluminum anodizing treatments, resulting in a tenfold improvement in the metal's chemical and corrosion resistance.  The coating has promising applications in marine environments, cookware, machinery, and surgical equipment among others.

    Learn more about licensing this innovation...

  • Operation Hat Trick

    INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT

    Operation Hat Trick™

    Operation Hat Trick’s original aim was to provide wounded warriors with something to cover their head wounds, burns and scars and has delivered over 10,000 caps to Service members since its inception. It was launched as a spinoff nonprofit company with a percentage of sales going to the VA General Post Fund and has since issued over 300 licenses to other universities and organizations that want to participate.

    Learn More...

Catalyst seminar logo

The Wildcatalyst Seminars (formerly named Catalyst Seminars) are held on the 4th Thursday of every month from September through May at the Alpha Loft, 21 Madbury Road, Durham.  Presentations begin at 4:30PM followed by beer and networking from 5:30-6:30PM. These events are FREE and open to the public.

March's Seminar: A Conversation About...University/Industry Strategic Partnerships

For March’s Wildcatalyst Seminar, we will be discussing the development of effective and valuable university/industry strategic partnerships.

University/industry partnerships have a host of mutual benefits like increased student involvement, new educational opportunities, product development, industry growth, and economic development. We’ve asked UNH’s own sr. director of strategic partnerships Ellen Christo and Peter Egelston, owner of Smuttynose Brewing Company to lead the conversation as they share their recent experiences working together to brew and launch a beer in celebration of UNH’s 150th anniversary and talk about their collaborative efforts to build and strengthen UNH’s capacity to support NH fast-growing craft beer industry.

They will discuss:

  • Initiating strategic partnerships
  • Key issues at different stages of the partnership journey
  • Mutual benefits
  • Overcoming common challenges
  • Key lessons learned
  • Opportunities moving forward
  • And more!

 

 

February's Seminar

A Conversation About...Building a Commercial Product From Academic Research

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2/1/17

UNHInnovation Managing Director Re-Elected to the Association of University Technology Managers® (AUTM) Board of Directors
Durham, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire announced that Marc Sedam, associate vice provost of innovation and new ventures and managing director of UNHInnovation, has been re-elected to the Association of University Technology Managers® (AUTM) board of directors for a three-year term that will begin in March, 2017. Sedam will join nine other board members serving in 2017.

4/26/16

UNH Receives $300,000 NSF Grant to Stimulate Entrepreneurship
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire has received a three-year, $300,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site Grant from the National Science Foundation to foster entrepreneurship on campus and support the maturation of innovations developed at UNH from idea generation to commercialization.

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In December, UNH kicked off its initial cohort of I-Corps™ trainees. The I-Corps training is part of an I-Corps Site Grant UNH received from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in early 2016 to foster entrepreneurship on campus and support the maturation of innovations developed at UNH from idea generation to commercialization.

The University Innovation Fellows (UIF) is an international program of Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design and is part of the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation grant from the National Science Foundation that UNH received in early 20

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