UNHInnovation has partnered with UNH Kinesiology Professor Erik Swartz for the commercial launch of a ground-breaking, evidence-based helmetless tackling program. Professor Swartz developed HuTT® to decrease head impacts in football and increase the safety of one of America’s favorite pastimes.
UNHInnovation (UNHI) hosted the sixth annual Innovators’ Dinner on October 20th 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 190 licenses, 13 patent applications, and a record $830,000 in commercialization revenue in FY16.
In 2001, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) developed an innovative approach to inventory management by creating a web-based application called UNHCEMS®. The program, designed by UNH’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) and Research Computing Center (RCC), enables an institution to manage its chemical inventory and provide the necessary training needed to help ensure safety.
Following on the heels of last fall’s highly successful Aerospace and Defense Technology Day, UNHInnovation has since hosted two other industry specific events focused on promoting innovation and industry/university collaboration with external entities.
We are excited to share that British chemical company Revolymer PLC recently acquired Itaconix Corporation, a local company whose products are based on licensed UNH intellectual property, for $7 million.
At the end of the spring 2016 semester, the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter), along with a team of academic and industry judges, selected two teams to be awarded the 2016 Summer Seed Grant. Thanks to the generosity of the Wildcatalysts Network, Kennebunk Savings, and Raka Creative, the ECenter awarded $10,500 to four people (two teams) to work on their early-stage ideas or startups over the summer, instead of having to find summer jobs.