New $6M UNH lab space provides space for students, start-ups 

Inside one of the new labs at the University of New Hampshire’s Manchester campus on a recent afternoon, assistant professor of biotechnology Kristen Johnson and two students evaluated genes as part of pancreatic cancer research. The process is known as quantitative polymerase chain reaction, or qPCR. “We are looking at various aspects of pancreatic cancer,” […]

Innovation Research Center seeks R&D grant applications 

The New Hampshire Innovation Research Center is seeking applications from New Hampshire companies looking to conduct research with New Hampshire-based colleges and universities, including the University of New Hampshire and Dartmouth College. The grants support projects under development in the private sector. Projects vary from proof-of-concept to a substantial product or process design. Applications are […]

Two companies awarded innovation grants from University of New Hampshire

Voi-Reach and Watts Water Technologies, Inc. have received Granite State Technology Innovation Grants in the latest round of funding from the New Hampshire Innovation Research Center, a state program administered by the University of New Hampshire. The funding enables companies to collaborate with New Hampshire-based colleges and universities to help turn their research, conceptualization and […]

The University of New Hampshire Establishes an Innovation Fund

Innovation is the need of the hour. This one statement holds a significant weight in the business world. The increasing competition in the business world and rising number of entrepreneurs have made business owners more inclined to incorporate innovation. The markets have become saturated with similar products and services. However, a single differentiation factor, regardless […]

University of New Hampshire creates innovation fund

The University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center has established the J. Dolores and Alfred P. Maurice Prize for Innovation Fund, UNH announced Wednesday. Alfred P. Maurice donated $150,000 to create an endowed gift to benefit undergraduate student innovation. “This prize will help the ECenter continue to build the growing innovation culture on […]

50 Dartmouth alums invest $1.5M venture capital fund

Nearly 50 Dartmouth College alums contributed more than $1.5 million in the Green D Angels to pool funds to invest in Dartmouth entrepreneurs. The initial close of its second venture capital fund already exceeded the total of $1.5 million raised for an earlier fund. It’s anticipated that 100 Dartmouth alums will participate in the ongoing […]

New NH venture fund model links alumni investors

Talk to anyone in the startup ecosystem about potential barriers to forming a company and they’ll point to the lack of seed and early-stage funding. It’s one of the most critical components for turning an idea or prototype into a business, but few investors are willing to take the risk to invest in the potential […]

Dartmouth Alum Fund Invests In Businesses With College Ties

A group of Dartmouth College alumni “angel investors” has established a venture capital fund to help businesses with connections to the college. “Angel investors” put up money to help entrepreneurs and start-ups to get off the ground and grow. The idea is less about turning a quick profit and more about nurturing a business. The […]

U of New Hampshire awards innovation grant to coating company

The Innovation Research Center at the University of New Hampshire has awarded a Granite State Technology Innovation Grant to ArgenTech Solutions, Inc. (AgTS) to help develop a high-performance, photoluminescent powder coating additive suitable for advanced safety and military applications.