Companies often have a problem that can be uniquely solved by a university partnership. They will invest in external research to achieve an innovative solution for a new product or process that has great commercialization or market potential. But why would an academic want to be involved with addressing current business challenges?
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Audience: Faculty, Staff, Postdocs, Grad and Undergrad Students
Overview of professional and ethical standards of behavior in research and scholarship as well as pertinent regulations, policies, and guidelines.
(Part of program to fulfill National Science Foundation and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) RCR required training for postdocs, grad and undergrad students.)
New Hampshire ranks 22nd in total federal dollars awarded to small companies that have early-stage and high risk technologies with high potential for commercialization. Through the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, New Hampshire companies have received over $425M since the program’s inception. To increase the financing of New Hampshire’s entrepreneurial initiatives, NH Inspires Innovation will offer a series of SBIR/STTR workshops around the state.
RCI recognizes student operator and Junior Computer Science major Dexter Richards for his outstanding work in developing, designing, and testing CanopyApp. Sponsored by Annette Schloss of the UNH Earth Systems Research Center, CanopyApp is a multi-platform app that measures forest canopy cover in photographs taken by users. The application works by masking colors specified by the user and then generating a percentage of canopy cover. Designed for use by foresters, or anyone interested in canopy density, the app serves as a digital substitute for, or supplement to, a hand-held device call
Technology transfer is like any other field with a host of its own unique terms and acronyms, all designed to confuse and intimidate those not in the know. Confusion is not really the intention, but it's the look I often receive when one of these terms slips into a conversation. Particularly when speaking with people outside UNHInnovation (UNHI), the conversation is frequently interrupted by a request for clarification. In an effort to bridge this gap and get everyone on the same page, we’ll start small and over the course of several blogs begin to create a glossary for some of the diffe