UNHInnovation is very excited to welcome Ellen Christo, our new Manager of Strategic Partnerships! Ellen joined the UNHI team in March, bringing with her a veritable heap of professional expertise and industry contacts. Ellen will serve as the bridge between the University of New Hampshire and the business community. She will help businesses to utilize university resources and commercialize intellectual property, which will in turn benefit the public by promulgating the fruits of the extensive research and development undertaken at UNH.
UNHI Licensing Manager Tim Benoit-Ledoux will be cohosting a session titled “Social Innovation and Enterprise: No Patents Required” at the 2015 AUTM Eastern Region Meeting on August 31st. The session will cover topics related to commercialization efforts around non-patentable intellectual property and services from the academic environment.
The Fair Use Index
UNHInnovation is excited to welcome the new licensing manager for physical sciences, Kevin Lefebvre. Kevin has a background in business development, management, electrical engineering, and many other trades.
Having recently completed my Master’s Program in Justice Studies at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), I have had time to reflect on my current work and future goals. UNH’s website defines the goal of the Justice Studies program is as follows: To “provide a broad understanding of justice, crime, and law. It provides tools for reasoned appraisal of how the justice system works and what policies underlie it. The program familiarizes students with legal and justice ideas, justice institutions, and legal processes.
Spotlight on Operation Hat TrickTM
UNHInnovation (UNHI) and the UNH InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) will begin 2016 in the recently constructed Madbury Commons, a mixed-use development of student apartments and commercial space, located at 21 Madbury Road in the heart of downtown Durham and UNH. Student apartments, which comprise the upper floors of the building, were finished in time for the start of the fall semester.
What’s so special about New Hampshire? There are so many “firsts” here. Did you know that the first women’s magazine editor in the nation was Sarah Josepha Hale of Newport, New Hampshire and it was letters from Sarah to President Lincoln that inspired the first national Thanksgiving Day in 1863? New Hampshire also boasts the ratification of the first-in-the-nation state constitution in Exeter in 1776. And where was the first free public library? In Peterbo
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.
While researching for UNHInnovation (UNHI), I stumbled upon an article about Creative Commons (CC) that sparked my interest. The article can be found here: . In the article, Jane Park discusses how both Stanford and Berkeley University graduate students have been licensing their dissertations under Creative Commons.