Press Releases

  • UNH Unveils New Portraits of J.D. Salinger in Honor of Author’s 100th  Birthday Thursday, January 10, 2019
    DURHAM, N.H.—The University of New Hampshire will unveil previously unknown, rare photographs of J.D. Salinger taken by famed photographer Lotte Jacobi Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, from 4-6 p.m. in honor of the 100thanniversary of the author’s birth. The photographs are part of a larger exhibition on Jacobi's work. The event is free and open to the public; Registration is requested.

  • Two NH Businesses Awarded Technology Innovation Grants for Research and Product Development Friday, January 26, 2018
    DURHAM, N.H. - Watts Water Technologies, Inc. and Voi have received Granite State Technology Innovation Grants in the latest round of funding from the New Hampshire Innovation Research Center (NHIRC), a state program administered by the University of New Hampshire. The funding enables the companies to collaborate with New Hampshire-based colleges and universities to help turn their research, conceptualization, and product development into economic assets.

  • UNH Intellectual Property Improving Emerging Smart TechnologyWednesday, October 25, 2017
    Durham, NH - XMOS, a worldwide supplier of advanced embedded voice and audio solutions, has acquired UNH start-up Setem Technologies as part of its plan to change how consumers communicate with smart electronic devices in homes, vehicles, and at work. The company has established new offices in Hampton, NH, where staff will concentrate on developing new VocalSorcery products that use Setem's patented technology. 

  • UNH Entreprenuership Center Receives National Recognition for Its GrowthWednesday October 18, 2017
    DURHAM, N.H. –The University of New Hampshire's Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) won the “2017 Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center Award” from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC). The award honors an outstanding new entrepreneurship center that is five years old or less; the ECenter opened in January 2016. 

  • UNH Hosts Marine Innovation Day to Promote Industry CollaborationWednesday June 28, 2017
    DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire will host Marine Innovation Day Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Victory Club at Wildcat Stadium, to promote innovation and industry/university collaboration by providing companies with direct access to UNH researchers working in the same field. 

  • UNHInnovation Managing Director Re-Elected to the Association of University of Technology Managers® (AUTM) Board of DirectorsWednesday, February 1, 2017
    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. 

  • UNH Receives $300,000 NSF Grant to Stimulate EntrepreneurshipTuesday, April 26, 2016
    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. UNH joins just 45 other U.S. institutions to receive the designation as an I-Corps Site.

  • UNH Announces Director of the Peter T. Paul Entreprenueurship CenterThursday, February 4, 2016
    DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire has named Ian Grant as its first director of the newly established Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter). Under Grant’s leadership, the ECenter aims to become a premier resource supporting entrepreneurship at the university and in the state, resulting in increased entrepreneurial talent, business formation, investment capital and job creation in New Hampshire. 

  • UNH Selected for National Program to Integrate Entrepreneurship Into EngineeringThursday, January 14, 2016
    DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire was one of 14 U.S. colleges and universities selected by the National Science Foundation’s National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter) to join its program to examine and implement best practices to fully incorporate innovation and entrepreneurship into undergraduate engineering education. The selected teams will join a community of 36 institutional teams that are already in the program.

  • UNH Hosts Aerospace and Defense Technology Day to Promote Industry Collaboration and InnovationTuesday, October 13, 2015
    DURHAM, N.H.- The Univeristy of New Hampshire will host an Aerospace and Defense Technology Day Wednesday, Nov. 4,2015, from 9a.m.-5p.m. in Huddleston Hall. The event is free and designed to promote innovation and industry/university collaboration by providing companies in the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry with direct access to UNH researchers.

  • UNH's Entreprenuership Center Announces Recipients of First Summer Seed GrantTuesday, June 30, 2015
    DURHAM, N.H. – Four teams of student entrepreneurs have been selected as recipients of the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center’s first Summer Seed Grant.

  • UNH Names New Manager of Strategic PartnershipsThursday, June 11, 2015
    DURHAM, N.H. — Reflecting the University of New Hampshire’s efforts to strengthen its relationships with the local business community, UNHInnovation recently announced the appointment of Ellen Christo as manager of strategic partnerships.

  • UNH and Alpha Loft to Host Roundtable on Leveraging Universities for Economic DevelopmentThursday, April 2, 2015
    DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire and Alpha Loft will co-host a breakfast roundtable on “Universities as Economic Change Agents” Friday, April 17 at the UNH Manchester campus, Pandora Building, room P201, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

  • UNH Announces New Initiatives to Increase Its Commercialization SuccessMonday October 20, 2014
    DURHAM, N.H. – UNHInnovation at the University of New Hampshire recently announced the establishment of a new center as well as a mentoring network and a seed fund to expand entrepreneurship throughout the university and the state using the research output of faculty, staff and students to drive economic development in the state.

  • New Institutions Implement UNH's Chemical Managment SystemTuesday, August 12, 2014
    DURHAM, N.H. – Bridgewater State University and Carleton College have joined the more than 20 colleges and universities around the country using UNHCEMS®, a web-deployed chemical inventory management system developed at the University of New Hampshire.

  • UNH Scientist's Image Appearing in New Godzilla MovieMonday, June 2, 2014
    DURHAM, N.H. - An image of the Mariana Trench has been licensed by Warner Bros. and is being used within a quick-cut-montage sequence in the new Godzilla movie. It was mapped and developed by University of New Hampshire scientist James Gardner.

  • UNHInnovation Launches New Website to Centralize Commercialization of UNH Assets Thursday, May 15, 2014
    DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire has launched a new website,, as part of an ongoing effort to open its doors to the business community and underscore its active role in technology-based economic development. 

  • UNHInnovation Head Named to National Board of DirectorsWednesday, April 9, 2014
    DURHAM, N.H. -- Marc Sedam, executive director of UNHInnovation at the University of New Hampshire, has been elected to the board of directors of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) as its vice president for professional development. In this position, Sedam is responsible for identifying and clarifying professional development needs and goals of the membership, and developing and implementing programs to meet those needs and goals in coordination with the board.

  • UNHInnovation Receives Grant to Support Entreprenuership OpportunitiesThursday March 6, 2014
    DURHAM, N.H. – UNHInnovation, a department of the University of New Hampshire, was awarded an 18-month grant from the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) to strengthen existing curriculum and build new courses and programs in invention, innovation, and technology entrepreneurship. 

  • UNH Launches New Organization to Accelerate CommercializationTuesday, October 29, 2013​
    DURHAM, N.H. –The University of New Hampshire will continue to open its doors to the business community and create new streams of revenue with the creation of UNH Innovation. UNH Innovation is about providing access to the outputs of the university. 

  • UNH Celebrates Innovaion; Recogizes Commericalization Success of Operation Hat TrickWednesday, October 16, 2013
    DURHAM, N.H. –The University of New Hampshire Office for Research Partnerships and Commercialization (ORPC) recently celebrated the success of faculty and staff members whose research resulted in nine patents and 65 licenses in the last year, as well as honored the work of Athletics staff member Dot Sheehan, who received the university’s Innovator of the Year award.

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