Thanks to an outpouring of support from students, faculty, staff, and alumni alike, the first few months of 2016 brought the early stage implementation and soft opening of the new Makerspace at the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter). For those not familiar with the concept, a makerspace is both a community center outfitted with fabrication tools and equipment, and a community of “makers.” The maker movement represents the democratization of engineering, design, fabrication, and education.
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.
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.
Following on the heels of last fall’s highly successful Aerospace and Defense Technology Day, UNHInnovation hosted another industry specific event focused on promoting innovation and industry/university collaboration with companies interested in data research, networking, and analytics. UNH Data Day was held on April 6th in Huddleston Hall and brought over 50 representatives from data-related businesses to meet and network with UNH faculty whose research could be of interest to the data field.
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire has received a three-year, $300,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site Grant from the National Science Foundation to foster entrepreneurship on campus and support the maturation of innovations developed at UNH from idea generation to commercialization. UNH joins just 45 other U.S. institutions to receive the designation as an I-Corps Site.
Following on the heels of last fall’s highly successful Aerospace and Defense Technology Day, UNHInnovation will be hosting another similar event this spring, focused on promoting innovation and industry/university collaboration with companies interested in data research, networking, and analytics. UNH Data Day will be held on April 6th from 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in Huddleston Hall.