Blog Posts in: UNHInnovation

 Marc Sedam

Head of Innovation at UNH Selected as Chair-Elect of AUTM

Monday, April 1, 2019
Marc Sedam, associate vice provost for innovation and new ventures at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and managing director of UNHInnovation, has been selected as the chair-elect of AUTM, the leading international association supporting the commercialization of academic research. The position is a three-year term on the AUTM Executive Committee and matriculates to the chair position (currently held by Richard Chylla of Michigan State University) at the conclusion of the 2020 AUTM Annual Meeting in San Diego. The chair serves as the official spokesperson for the AUTM Board of Directors... Read More
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Hackathon for Sustainability and Safety

Monday, April 1, 2019
The ECenter was excited to co-host Hack NH with the UNH Interoperability Lab (IOL) over 24 hours on February 16th and 17th. The focus of the hackathon was problem-solving to make New Hampshire safer or more sustainable. Ten interdisciplinary teams of students took to the challenge instantly, impressing the judges from the IOL, Liberty Mutual, Bottomline Technologies, and Arista Networks. Each team was judged on technical innovation, creativity, uniqueness, usefulness, and presentation. This is where the cross-disciplinary strengths came into play; for example, one team had students in... Read More
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Coaching Social Venture Innovation Challenge Winners

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
This past fall, Executive Director Ian Grant coached many UNH students and alumni on their ideas and presentations for the 2018 Social Venture Innovation Challenge, hosted by the Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise. Read more about the students and their ideas below. Helping students succeed with their ideas is one of the ECenter's favorite pursuits! Read More
Field-Deployable Imaging Neutron Detector (FIND

UNH-Developed Nuclear Radiation Detector Selected as an R&D 100 Award Finalist

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
A new technology called Field-Deployable Imaging Neutron Detector (FIND), developed at the University of New Hampshire’s Space Science Center, was selected as a 2018 R&D 100 Award finalist. The R&D 100 Awards honor the 100 most innovative technologies of the past year. Finalists are selected by an independent panel of more than 50 judges representing research and development leaders in a variety of fields. Read More
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New Agreement with Gado Images Will Help Facilitate Image Licensing

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
UNH recently entered into a non-exclusive agreement with Gado Images to help facilitate the licensing of some of the image copyrights owned by the university, specifically, the almost 50,000 photographic negatives that were bequeathed to UNH by famed Jewish female photographer Lotte Jacobi. Read More
UNH Partners with Kerafast to  Facilitate Access to Research Materials

UNH Partners with Kerafast to Facilitate Access to Research Materials

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) has recently licensed two synthetic peptides and an antibody to the reagent company Kerafast. The materials were developed by Dr. Stacia A. Sower, a professor in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture and the director of the Center for Molecular and Comparative Endocrinology (CME). 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
Mission, Vision and Values Statement

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