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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

UNH-IOL Launches Industry-Specific Testing Services for Time Sensitive Networking

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The UNH InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, recently launched three industry-specific Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) Testing Services – Automotive Networking, Industrial Networking, and Pro AV (Audio/Video) Networking. By providing high quality test plans, tools, and test beds for TSN, UNH-IOL allows businesses to improve products and accelerate market readiness. UNH-IOL currently assists the Avnu Alliance in developing and providing certification services for the TSN industry. Read More
Policy Award from VentureWell

UNH Wins Campus Culture and Policy Awards fromm VentureWell

Monday, April 10, 2017
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) was awarded the Campus Culture and Policy Award by VentureWell, a leader in funding, training, coaching and early investment that brings student innovations to the world. UNH is one of 50 schools that are a part of the Pathways in Innovation (Pathways) community. Pathways schools are committed to integrating innovation and entrepreneurship into the fabric of their universities. 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
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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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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
Connectivity Research Center UNH B-Lot Smart City Project

UNH Connectivity Research Center Starts First Smart City Project in Durham

Thursday, February 2, 2017
The University of New Hampshire Connectivity Research Center (Connectivity) recently started on its first Smart City project in partnership with Senet, Inc. of Portsmouth, NH. Senet is a provider of public, low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) for long range Internet of Things (IoT) applications supporting the LoRaWAN™ protocol. Read More
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Dot Sheehan Moves into Full-Time Role of President of Operation Hat Trick®

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
In December, 2016, Dot Sheehan, licensing director for athletics at UNHInnovation (UNHI), took the final steps to retire from UNH and move into the full-time role of president of Operation Hat Trick® (OHT). Dot founded OHT in 2007 and it is UNH’s first and only nonprofit startup company. It is a nationally and internationally recognized organization that raises awareness, support, and funding for the recovery of wounded service members and veterans through the sale of OHT branded merchandise. Proceeds of these sales are donated to organizations that support the OHT mission. 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