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UNH Recognized by APLU for Efforts in Economic Engagement

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The University of New Hampshire was one of three universities to be awarded the Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) Designation from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) in 2017. The APLU’s IEP Universities program was developed to recognize institutions of higher education for their efforts in economic engagement. Economic engagement refers to university initiatives that promote innovation and entrepreneurship, excellence in technology transfer, and leadership in talent and workforce development. All over the country, public universities partner with... Read More
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UNHInnovation Refocuses Mission, Vision, and Values

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Since its humble beginning in 1997 as the Office of Intellectual Property Management, once an office of two, UNHInnovation (UNHI) has grown and transformed into a team of over 30 people and a strong presence on campus and in the state. Between our five units, (i.e. Intellectual Asset Management, Strategic Partnerships, the Entrepreneurship Center, the InterOperability Lab, and the Connectivity Research Center), we work hard to protect, support, and promote UNH ideas and innovations, and build bridges between the university and the business community in many different ways. Read More
Annual UNHI Innovator's Dinner

UNHInnovation Hosts Seventh Annual Innovators' Dinner

Thursday, October 12, 2017
UNHInnovation (UNHI) hosted the seventh annual Innovators’ Dinner on October 5th 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 167 licenses, 6 patent applications, and a record $860,000 in commercialization revenue in FY17. Read More
Deshpande Pre-Conference

ECenter's Deshpande Pre-Conference - A Focus on FirstGen

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
In June of this year, the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center hosted a free FirstGen pre-conference event before the start of the annual Deshpande Symposium at UMass Lowell. The Deshpande Symposium is a gathering of like-minded practitioners with a focus on accelerating innovation and entrepreneurship across the university and college environment. The pre-conference was free and open to all universities who share an interest in and passion for the engagement of first-generation college students (FirstGen) in entrepreneurial activities. Read More
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New Patent Wall Celebrates UNH's Innovative History

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The UNHInnovation wing of Madbury Commons has a stylish new feature – a wall of plaques celebrating the University of New Hampshire’s issued U.S. patents. Read More
Gfast Certification UNH-IOL

UNH-IOL Official Testing Lab for the Broadband Forum Gfast Certification

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) is the official testing laboratory for the Broadband Forum Gfast Certification. Gfast is a broadband access technology that deploys faster bandwidth speeds by extending fiber to existing copper wiring infrastructure. The UNH-IOL’s Gfast Certification program was announced earlier this summer with the listing of the first seven certified products. Read More
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UNH Industry Event - Marine Innovation Day

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
On July 27, 2017, UNH hosted a Marine Innovation Day in Durham, NH. The free event was one of UNH’s bi-annual industry Sandpits that promote innovation and industry/university collaboration by providing companies in various industries with direct access to UNH researchers working in the same field. Read More
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Calf Growth Assessment Method Developed at UNH

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
In an excellent example of interdisciplinary collaboration, researchers from the UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) and the University Instrumentation Center (UIC) recently teamed up to develop and evaluate a new, patent-pending method for analyzing calf body composition via Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR). Patricia Wilkinson, Analytical Instrumentation Scientist in the UIC and Pete Erickson, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist in the UNH Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems and Colleen Chapman, former graduate student spearheaded the... Read More
Betty and Barney Hill Collection Display

Aliens at UNH - Licensing the Betty and Barney Hill Collection

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) is home to many unique and unexpected 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 widely-reported UFO abduction report in the United States. This past July, UNHInnovation licensed various pieces from the Betty and Barney Hill collection to be reproduced and displayed on the TBS television show People of Earth. Read More
i2 Passport Certificates

Inaugural i2 Passport Program a Huge Success

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
In May, 2017, the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) wrapped up the inaugural session of its innovative i2 Passport Program (short for Ideas and Innovation Passport Program.) The program is designed to encourage all UNH undergraduate students to engage and participate in activities and events in the areas of ideas, innovation, and entrepreneurship from all over campus. Read More