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UNH Hosts Panel Discussion on Campus-Wide COVID Testing

Thursday, February 11, 2021
On December 8th, 2020, UNH hosted “Keeping Campus Safe - University-Wide COVID Testing,” a panel discussion about keeping campuses open and communities safe during the current pandemic. The discussion featured several UNH speakers who have been instrumental in launching the university’s COVID testing lab this past fall. UNH was joined by panelists from Georgia Tech, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne and Purdue University who have all been instrumental in launching initiatives to help keep their campuses open for in-person learning while protecting their communities from COVID-19... Read More
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ECenter Teams Win Big at the Social Venture Innovation Challenge

Friday, February 5, 2021
This fall, ECenter-based teams won big at the 2020 Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC), hosted by the UNH Changemaker Collaborative. All of the finalists from UNH were ECenter-based teams and were coached by Ian Grant, executive director of the ECenter. “Some ideas were worked on for only a few months by first-year students from the ECenter Idea + Innovation Society and other teams have been working on their ideas at the ECenter for several years,” commented Grant. “What they all have in common is passion, curiosity, and a willingness to put it all out there. We are very proud of... Read More
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Nature Groupie's Kickstarter Campaign a Success!

Friday, December 18, 2020
This Fall, a team of entrepreneurs from UNH Cooperative Extension’s Nature Groupie ran a successful Kickstarter campaign, raising over $22K from over 270 backers in less than 30 days. The Kickstarter campaign was used to launch a new brand called Nature Groupie Gear, which sells products such as t-shirts, mugs and sweatshirts. Profits from Nature Groupie gear will be used to fund a nonprofit business allowing nature enthusiasts across the country to show their appreciation for the outdoors while also supporting the work of Nature Groupie. Clyde and her team at UNH Extension created the... Read More
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UNH-IOL’s Test Sentinel Helps Customers Test In-House

Monday, December 14, 2020
The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) recently released the newest version of its test automation tool Test Sentinel, which allows customers developing broadband products and services to perform in-house interoperability, performance, and conformance testing. Read More
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Industry Collaboration Advances Important Research Technology

Friday, December 4, 2020
A recent collaboration between the University of New Hampshire and Thermo Fisher Scientific has resulted in some promising innovations that could improve the sensitivity of mass spectrometry, an analytical technique with important applications in chemistry, biology, drug discovery, clinical testing, glycomics, geology and more. Read More
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UNH Receives SBA Grant to Help New Hampshire Small Businesses

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
UNH has received a $125,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration, one of 24 organizations awarded grants aimed at aiding small businesses, particularly those that are women-owned, rural-based and socially-economically disadvantaged. The funding comes from the SBA’s Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership program, which seeks to improve outcomes in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Read More
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UNH-based Entrepreneurs Launch Sustainable Clothing Brand on Kickstarter

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
A team of entrepreneurs from UNH Cooperative Extension have launched a new sustainable brand on Kickstarter called Nature Groupie Gear, selling products such as t-shirts, mugs and sweatshirts.  UNH Extension will use the $20,000 in funds raised through Kickstarter to start a nonprofit business allowing nature enthusiasts across the country to show their appreciation for the outdoors while also supporting the work of Nature Groupie.  Read More
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Two New Hampshire Businesses Awarded Grants for Research and Development

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Hypertherm, Inc. and White River Technologies have been awarded technology grants in the FY 2020 New Hampshire Innovation Research Center grants cycle. Projects began in August of 2020 and are anticipated last approximately one year. Read More
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Engaging with UNHInnovation – A Graduate Student Perspective

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
At UNHInnovation (UNHI), we work most often with faculty, but frequently support graduate students as well. We help many innovative Wildcats manage, protect, and commercialize the IP they’ve been working on at UNH and provide services like mentoring and commercialization training that can help faculty, staff, and students gain a better understanding of how to get their ideas out into the world. We asked Alexandra Evans, a Ph.D. candidate in the NRESS program to share her experience engaging with UNHI and participating in UNH I-Corps commercialization training. Read More
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New platform improves access to UNH innovations

Monday, July 6, 2020
UNHInnovation (UNHI) is excited to announce the launch of a new online platform, license.unh.edu, that will make it simple for anyone to quickly and easily obtain a non-exclusive license of select intellectual property (IP) from the University of New Hampshire (UNH). Read More