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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.