Blog

 Marc Sedam

Head of Innovation at UNH Selected as Chair-Elect of AUTM

Monday, April 1, 2019
Marc Sedam, associate vice provost for innovation and new ventures at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and managing director of UNHInnovation, has been selected as the chair-elect of AUTM, the leading international association supporting the commercialization of academic research. Read More
hackathon

Hackathon for Sustainability and Safety

Monday, April 1, 2019
The ECenter was excited to co-host Hack NH with the UNH Interoperability Lab (IOL) over 24 hours on February 16th and 17th. The focus of the hackathon was problem-solving to make New Hampshire safer or more sustainable. Ten interdisciplinary teams of students took to the challenge instantly, impressing the judges from the IOL, Liberty Mutual, Bottomline Technologies, and Arista Networks. Each team was judged on technical innovation, creativity, uniqueness, usefulness, and presentation. This is where the cross-disciplinary strengths came into play; for example, one team had students in... Read More
Soteria

UNH Spin Out Soteria Solutions to be featured at University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase on Capitol Hill

Friday, March 29, 2019
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) spin out Soteria Solutions was selected by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Universities to be featured at the University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase on April 10 in Washington, D.C. The event will spotlight twenty startup companies from across the nation that have created products and services using federally funded, university-based research. The showcase will highlight the important role of federally funded university research in driving high-value entrepreneurship and the U.S.... Read More
LUX

Coaching Social Venture Innovation Challenge Winners

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
This past fall, Executive Director Ian Grant coached many UNH students and alumni on their ideas and presentations for the 2018 Social Venture Innovation Challenge, hosted by the Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise. Read more about the students and their ideas below. Helping students succeed with their ideas is one of the ECenter's favorite pursuits! Read More
Field-Deployable Imaging Neutron Detector (FIND

UNH-Developed Nuclear Radiation Detector Selected as an R&D 100 Award Finalist

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
A new technology called Field-Deployable Imaging Neutron Detector (FIND), developed at the University of New Hampshire’s Space Science Center, was selected as a 2018 R&D 100 Award finalist. The R&D 100 Awards honor the 100 most innovative technologies of the past year. Finalists are selected by an independent panel of more than 50 judges representing research and development leaders in a variety of fields. Read More
R&D 100 panel

UNH Technology Showcased at 4th Annual R&D 100 Conference

Thursday, January 3, 2019
On November 16th, 2018, Matt Simon, licensing manager for engineering and physical sciences, participated on a panel at the 4th Annual R&D 100 Conference. At this year’s conference, leaders from the R&D community gathered to exchange new ideas in innovation and technology transfer, and discuss R&D strategies that will transform the future of R&D across industries. The panel, entitled “The Tech Match Sprint,” provided hands-on examples of emerging technologies developed at nonprofit research labs and higher-education institutions, including Pacific Northwest National Laboratory... Read More
2018 Innovators Dinner

UNHInnovation Hosts Eighth Annual Innovators' Dinner

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
UNHInnovation (UNHI) hosted the eighth annual Innovators’ Dinner on October 4th to celebrate and encourage the commercialization of innovative ideas generated through UNH research. The dinner was held in the Huddleston Ballroom where faculty, staff, students, and industry partners gathered to recognize the UNH community for its hard work, which resulted in a record-breaking over $1,000,000 in commercialization revenue in FY18. Read More
Gado Images Logo

New Agreement with Gado Images Will Help Facilitate Image Licensing

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
UNH recently entered into a non-exclusive agreement with Gado Images to help facilitate the licensing of some of the image copyrights owned by the university, specifically, the almost 50,000 photographic negatives that were bequeathed to UNH by famed Jewish female photographer Lotte Jacobi. Read More
Summer Seed Grant is a unique program that provides $10,500 to three students

Third Annual Summer Seed Grant a Success!

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The Summer Seed Grant is a unique program that provides $10,500 to three students to work on their early-stage ideas/start-ups over the summer without having to find a summer job. Read More
UNH Partners with Kerafast to  Facilitate Access to Research Materials

UNH Partners with Kerafast to Facilitate Access to Research Materials

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) has recently licensed two synthetic peptides and an antibody to the reagent company Kerafast. The materials were developed by Dr. Stacia A. Sower, a professor in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture and the director of the Center for Molecular and Comparative Endocrinology (CME). Read More