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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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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
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NHIRC Day in Concord

Monday, March 6, 2017
In February, the New Hampshire Innovation Research Center (NHIRC) hosted a brown bag luncheon in Concord, NH to raise awareness of the program and to urge lawmakers to increase funding to support innovations through industry and university research collaborations. The NHIRC is a state funded economic development grant which provides funding to support projects under development in the private sector in New Hampshire. Projects vary from proof-of-concept to substantial product or process design. Companies are required to provide matching dollars or in-kind services with the intention of... Read More
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Latest NHIRC Winners

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
The New Hampshire Innovation Research Center (NHIRC) is excited to share that Design Mentor and Graphicast, Inc. received Granite State Technology Innovation Grants in the latest round of funding from the NHIRC. The funding enables the companies to collaborate with New Hampshire-based colleges and universities to help turn their research, conceptualization, and product development into economic assets. The NHIRC program, administered by UNHInnovation, supports projects under development in the private sector. Projects vary from proof-of-concept to substantial product or process design.... Read More
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Latest NHIRC Funded Project - Turbocam Partners with the University of New Hampshire

Thursday, January 1, 2015
New Hampshire Innovation Research Center (NHIRC) is excited to share that Turbocam Energy Solutions, LLC, a Dover-based affiliate of Turbocam International, is collaborating with researchers from the University of New Hampshire to evaluate the feasibility of replacing forging and casting with an additive manufactured alloy. This new technology could reduce energy use by 50 percent and reduce material costs by up to 90 percent compared to traditional manufacturing. The new process could improve final product quality, increase product production, and create new high-quality technician and... Read More