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SBA Awards UNHInnovation Second Round of Funding to Help Underserved Small Businesses Succeed in R&D

Monday, August 23, 2021
The U.S. Small Business Administration issued a second round of grant funding to UNHInnovation, to provide specialized training, mentoring and technical assistance for research and development-focused small businesses under the Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program.  FAST seeks to improve outcomes in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs for underserved communities by increasing participation from women-owned, rural-based and socially or economically disadvantaged small businesses. UNHInnovation is one of 33... Read More
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Betty and Barney Hill Collection Licensed for Episode of "Eyewitness UFO"

Friday, August 13, 2021
The University of New Hampshire is home to many unique and surprising things that the institution has collected over its 150-year history. However, there are probably none quite as unexpected as the university’s collection of authentic UFO-related artifacts from Betty and Barney Hill, the now famous couple who made the first well-documented, feasibly legitimate, and widely reported UFO abduction report in the United States. UNHInnovation recently licensed various pieces from the Betty and Barney Hill collection to be used in an episode of the docuseries "Eyewitness UFO," which is... Read More
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2021 Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Sunday, July 25, 2021
The ECenter, along with UNH, is pleased to announce the fourth annual cohort into its Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame with the announcement of the 2021 honorees. Both 2020 and 2021 inductions will take place on Friday, October 1, 2021, as part of a double ceremony during Homecoming Weekend. Read More
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UNH Hosts Virtual Aerospace Science and Manufacturing Industry Sandpit

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
On June 9-10, 2021, the University of New Hampshire hosted a virtual, 2-day Aerospace Science and Manufacturing Sandpit. The event was one of UNH’s bi-annual industry-engagement meet-ups that promote innovation and collaboration between the university and industry by providing companies with direct access to UNH researchers working in the same field.  Read More
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Marc Eichenberger to Serve as Interim Associate Vice Provost for Innovation and New Ventures and Managing Director of UNHInnovation

Thursday, June 17, 2021
UNHInnovation (UNHI) is pleased to share that Marc Eichenberger, Director of Corporate Engagement at UNHI, has agreed to serve as Interim Associate Vice Provost for Innovation and New Ventures and Managing Director of UNHI. Read More
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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