Blog Posts in: UNHInnovation

people posing with milled prototype

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
Patent Wall

New Patent Wall Celebrates UNH's Innovative History

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The UNHInnovation wing of Madbury Commons has a stylish new feature – a wall of plaques celebrating the University of New Hampshire’s issued U.S. patents. Read More
Greenhouse Gas Emission Software

UNH Licenses Software That Can Simulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Saturday, April 8, 2017
DNDC Applications Research and Training, LLC (DNDC-ART) recently signed a license agreement with UNH for the commercial use of a modeling software called Denitrification-Decomposition, or DNDC. The software was developed primarily with federal funding by the late Changsheng Li, Ph.D., a research professor at the UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS). DNDC is a computer simulation model of carbon and nitrogen biogeochemistry in ecosystems. It can accurately simulate greenhouse gas emissions across a variety of environments, under any climatic condition anywhere in the... Read More
NHIRC Day in Concord

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
Chris Harris Headshot

Welcoming Chris Harris, New Licensing Manager for Creative Works

Thursday, July 7, 2016
UNHInnovation is excited to welcome Chris Harris, the new licensing manager for creative works, to the team. Read More
Brewer's Night Selection of Craft Beers

UNHI Hosts UNH Brewers Night

Monday, May 16, 2016
This February, UNH announced the exciting news that in response to the rapidly growing beer industry in the Granite State, the university is developing a number of newopportunities, including a brewing minor, an analytical testing lab, a professional development certificate program, and a pilot brewing plant, to help meet the needs of students and brewers throughout New Hampshire. Read More
Lotte Jacobi Art Collection Mounted in UNHInnovation Halls

UNHI Creates Lotte Jacobi Gallery in New Space

Monday, May 16, 2016
Just this past January, UNHInnovation (UNHI) made an exciting move to the recently constructed Madbury Commons, a mixed-use development located at 21 Madbury Road in the heart of downtown Durham and UNH. UNHI occupies the ground floor of the development along with the InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL), the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter), and the Connectivity Research Center (CRC). Moving to a brand new location provided UNHI with a unique opportunity to design and decorate its new office space, which is programmed with intent to promote collaboration and multiple working styles... Read More