Blog Posts in: ECenter

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
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ECenter Coaches Student Winners of SVIC

Friday, January 26, 2018
Congrats, Andrew and Geno!   Read More
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UNH Makerspace Acquires CNC Milling Machine for Improved Prototyping

Thursday, January 25, 2018
UNHInnovation recently added a state-of-the art DATRON neo CNC milling machine to the Makerspace at the UNH ECenter. The new machine, which can mill materials like metal, wood, foam, and acrylic, allows UNH students, faculty, and staff to build real working prototypes of their ideas. 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
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
i2 Passport Certificates

Passport to Innovation

Tuesday, July 18, 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
How Now Wildcats Makerspace Project Plaque

The How Now Wildcats Project - The Makerspace as a Learing Tool

Monday, June 5, 2017
Through a VentureWell faculty grant received in 2016, UNHInnovation was offering a limited number of $500 sub-awards for materials and supplies that allowed faculty from across the university to integrate the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) Makerspace into their course programming. This spring, UNH Lecturer Molly Campbell and Professor Dennis Britton applied for and received one of the faculty sub-awards and designed a collaborative project for their classes; English 502: Professional and Technical Writing and English 657: Shakespeare, respectively. They were inspired by COLA... Read More
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UNH Alum Donates $150K to Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center

Friday, April 28, 2017
The Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) recently announced the creation of the J. Dolores and Alfred P. Maurice Prize for Innovation Fund. Alfred P. Maurice donated $150,000 to create an endowed gift to benefit undergraduate student innovation Read More
University Innovation Fellows Headshot

UNH's First Cohort of University Innovation Fellows

Thursday, February 2, 2017
The University Innovation Fellows (UIF) is an international program of Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design and is part of the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation grant from the National Science Foundation that UNH received in early 2016. The goal of the UIF program is to empower students to be agents of change and innovation at their respective schools. Read More
Hackathon Undergraduate Student Participants

Undergraduate Students Predict 2016 Presidential Election at Inaugural UNH Hackathon

Thursday, December 15, 2016
On Friday, October 21, 2016, our team along with almost 40 other students gathered at the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) to compete in the first ever ECenter hackathon. It was open to all students and sponsored by Datawatch and IBM Watson Analytics. A hackathon is an idea competition, often involving technology, where teams compete to problem-solve in innovative and exciting ways (it does not involve computer hacking, a common misconception). Each hackathon has a theme and this event’s theme was the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The task was to use IBM Watson Analytics... Read More