Blog Posts in: 2020

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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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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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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 dashboard

New platform improves access to UNH innovations

Monday, July 6, 2020
UNHInnovation (UNHI) is excited to announce the launch of a new online platform,, 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
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Report ranks UNH high in turning research into social and economic impact

Thursday, July 2, 2020
UNH is the sixth most productive mid-sized university in the U.S. at converting research funding into economic impact, according to a recent report released by the George W. Bush Institute and the Opus Faveo Innovation Development consulting firm. UNH ranked just behind Princeton and Carnegie Mellon universities in the mid-sized category and ranked in the top 100 of all U.S. universities for innovation impact regardless of size or research budget. Read More