Blog Posts in: I-Corps

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Meet Jess Flarity

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Greetings—my name is Jess Flarity and I am the new Graduate Licensing Assistant at UNHInnovation. My role at UNHI is to facilitate and recruit for UNH’s I-Corps Site program, which is funded by the National Science Foundation to help innovations generated by the university evolve from being research ideas into marketable products. You might see me at campus events speaking with prospective students or holding information sessions in T-Hall and the MUB. If you sign up to participate in I-Corps, which is now held virtually, you’ll see me on Zoom as we discuss the basics of entrepreneurship and... 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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UNHInnovation Helps Facilitate 3rd Annual BIO I-Corps Inclusive Entrepreneurship Training Workshop

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
In the beginning of June, 34 early-career scientists from across the country, including a UNH undergraduate student and a UNH graduate student, converged in Philadelphia to participate in the third annual BIO I-Corps Inclusive Entrepreneurship Training Workshop to learn about commercializing early-stage ideas. The workshop was offered in partnership with The United Negro College Fund, the National Science Foundation, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the Ernest E. Just Institute for the Life Sciences, AUTM, UNH I-Corps, CSU I-Corps, MIT I-Corps, and Penn I-Corps, and took place... Read More
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Initial Cohort of I-Corps Trainees Begins

Friday, February 10, 2017
In December, UNH kicked off its initial cohort of I-Corps™ trainees. The I-Corps training is part of an I-Corps Site Grant UNH received from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in early 2016 to foster entrepreneurship on campus and support the maturation of innovations developed at UNH from idea generation to commercialization. One of the pillars of UNH’s I-Corps Site is a 10-week Lean LaunchPad course that exposes trainees to the business model canvas, a tool that uses regular interviews with potential customers to outline how an idea fits within a market. Teams are formed around a... Read More
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Promoting University/Industry Collaboration and Innovation

Saturday, November 5, 2016
Following on the heels of last fall’s highly successful Aerospace and Defense Technology Day, UNHInnovation has since hosted two other industry specific events focused on promoting innovation and industry/university collaboration with external entities. Read More