Community Resource Guide

Business Support

Networking opportunities and consulting.

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Browne Center, The

Team Building and Leadership Development Through Action Learning

Organizations ranging from local school groups to Fortune 100 companies have received training from the Browne Center. Annually, 9,000 participants engage in year-round training programs.

» The Browne Center

Phone: (603) 868-1772
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Center for Family Business

Supports Families in Business

Supports owners and managers of family-owned businesses through workshops on ownership, entrepreneurship, operations, and other topics.

» Center for Family Business

Phone: (603) 862-1107
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Center for Freshwater Biology

An Ongoing Effort to Preserve New Hampshire's Lakes

Provides information, training, and assistance to the state in developing management programs for freshwater resources.

» Center for Freshwater Biology

Phone: (603) 862-2105
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Center for Venture Research

An Information Resource for Investors

Provides public access to research studies in the area of early stage equity financing of entrepreneurial ventures.

» Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics

Phone: (603) 862-3341
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Community & Economic Development

Community & Economic Development

UNHCE provides information, educational programs, and technical assistance to strengthen local businesses, grow the economy, foster strong communities, and steward the state’s agricultural and natural resources.

» UNH Cooperative Extension

Phone: 603-862-0316
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Cooperative Extension

Putting Knowledge and Research to Work in Our Local Communities

Ten county outreach offices provide information on agriculture, forestry and wildlife, family development, 4-H youth development, food and nutrition, environmental management, and community development.

» UNH Cooperative Extension

Phone: (603) 749-4445
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Electrical and Computer Engineering Industrial Advisory Board

Strengthens Industry Through Technical Engineering

Resources available through the UNH Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE).

» Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Phone: (603) 862-1324
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Environmental Research Group

A Resource for New Hampshire Municipalities

Works with communities, businesses, and state and federal agencies in the areas of drinking water treatment, site remediation, waste utilization, and other concerns.

» Environmental Research Group

Phone: (603) 862-4334
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Executive Development Programs

Short-Term Training Programs for Senior-Level Managers

Custom training programs designed to develop mid- to senior-level managers' decision-making and management skills.

» Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics

Phone: (603) 862-5203
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Fraternities and Sororities

Student Volunteers Strengthen the Local Community

Twelve fraternities and sororities provide volunteer assistance to the community, including clean-up projects and staffing of local fund-raising events.

» Greek Affairs

Phone: 603.862.1586
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Health Education and Promotion

Addresses Contemporary Public Health Issues

Provides educational outreach programming to local schools, community, and business organizations addressing individual and community health.

» UNH Health Services

Phone: (603) 862-3823
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Institute on Disability

The Institute on Disability promotes full access, equal opportunities, and participation for all persons by strengthening communities and advancing policy and systems change, promising practices, education, and research.

Works with students and faculty, conducts statewide training, participates in grant-funded demonstration projects, conducts research, disseminates information, and engages in partnerships with other statewide organizations.

» Institute on Disability/UCED

Phone: 603-862-2300
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International Private Enterprise Center

Generates Economic Growth

Brings together government, businesses, and educators to foster economic growth.

» Whittemore School of Business and Economics

Phone: (603) 862-3354
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New Hampshire Innovation Research Center

Applied Research Maximizes Industrial Productivity

Helps New Hampshire industry, small and large, become more competitive through increased productivity.

» N.H. Industrial Research Center

Phone: 603-862-4125
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Professional Development & Training

Offers Over 300 Professional Seminars, Conferences, Certificates, and Customized Training

Public one-day seminars and short-term Certificate Programs are offered in Durham, Portsmouth and Manchester in numerous professional fields, including business and management, education, health and human services, teaching and school administration, engineering, workplace safety, and more. Plus on-site customized training for corporations and organizations.

» UNH Professional Development & Training

Phone: (603) 431-5674
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Public Administration Service

A Resource for Government Agencies and Nonprofit Organizations

Advises local, state, and federal government agencies and nonprofit organizations on economic development, taxes, management, technology, and telecommunications.

» Political Science Department

Phone: (603) 862-0798
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Recycled Materials Resource Center

Promotes the Wise Use of Recycled Materials in the Highway Environment

Participates with state agencies; federal, state and university research centers; and the private sector in collaborative technology development, demonstrations, and verifications.

» Recycled Materials Resource Center

Phone: (603) 862-4704
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Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Advice and Support for Owners of Established and Start-Up Enterprises

Free, confidential, one-on-one business management consulting and educational programs to more than 3,000 NH businesses.

» NH SBDC (Whittemore School of Business and Economics)

Phone: (603) 862-2200
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Small Business Development Center's Manufacturing Management Program

A Resource for New Hampshire's Manufacturing Industries

Designed to help small- and medium-size manufacturers in rural areas of New Hampshire manage growth.

» NH SBDC (Whittemore School of Business and Economics)

Phone: (603) 862-2200
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Speakers Bureau

UNH Faculty and Staff Experts available as Speakers

Does your organization need a speaker for your next meeting or event? The UNH Speakers Bureau can connect you with Faculty and Staff Experts!

» UNH Speakers Bureau

Phone: (603) 862-4401
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Technology Transfer Center

Road and Bridge Maintenance Expertise

Provides training about roads and bridges and other infrastructure management to Public Works Directors, Road Agents, other municipal officials, and private and public road-related organizations.

» Civil Engineering Department

Phone: (603) 862-2826
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The CEO Forum

An Opportunity for Business Leaders

Opportunity for CEOs, presidents, and senior managers of companies in Northern New England to meet informally at quarterly breakfasts.

» Business Forum Office

Phone: (603) 862-1107
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The Copy Center

Copy and Printing Services to Meet Every Need

Provides sophisticated image copying and printing services with a variety of paper and color options. Jobs can be folded, stapled, etc., to specifications. Located in the MUB.

» The Copy Center

Phone: 603-862-1984
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The InterOperability Lab

A Testing Service for Computer Communication and Compatibility

Offers a wide variety of services to equipment manufacturers, electronics manufacturers, industry forums, standards bodies, and service providers.

» InterOperability Lab

Phone: (603) 862-0090
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The Survey Center

Designs and Conducts Research Studies for a Variety of Clients

Conducts mail, telephone, intercept, and self-administered surveys and public opinion polls for University researchers, public nonprofit organizations, state and federal agencies, private businesses, and media clients.

» Survey Center

Phone: (603) 862-2226
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University Instrumentation Center

Optimizes Major Instrumentation Use for the Research Community

Analytical services and state-of-the-art instrumentation for research and educational purposes.

» University Instrumentation Center

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William Rosenberg International Center of Franchising

The William Rosenberg International Center of Franchising is a Specialized Research Center Dedicated to Advancing the Field of Franchising Through Ground-Breaking Research and Innovative Teaching

The center interacts with industry experts and the International Franchise Association (IFA) to produce timely and meaningful research reports and forecasts.

» William Rosenberg International Center of Economics (Whittemore School of Business and Economics)

Phone: (603) 862-6455
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