As start-ups and small businesses begin to grow, they inevitably need the services and skills of other people to stay competitive. April’s Catalyst Seminar (the last in our Lean Start-up Business Tactics Series) focused on some of the human resource (HR) issues that arise as companies begin to expand and add to their talent pool. Our speaker this month was Andrea Chatfield, Of Council at the law firm Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson, p.l.l.c. Andrea has been recognized by Chambers USA as one of New Hampshire’s leading employment law attorneys.
The ORPC Innovation Catalyst Seminar Series is hosted monthly during the academic year. The Series allows for the discussion of issues and case studies, led by experienced speakers, that are of common interest and relevant to technology innovation and commercialization. In February, ORPC hosted a lively discussion on Innovations in Mobile Apps.
Our speakers presented different experiences and driving forces behind their own app development activities to a packed house of faculty, staff, students, and budding app developers from around New Hampshire.
Admittedly, the title is a little “cheese ball” but the past two weeks have been a whirlwind of activity in the Office for Research Partnerships and Commercialization (ORPC) as staff members have been involved in numerous events that promote the visibility and mission of our office.
The Office for Research Partnerships & Commercialization is excited to kick-off the Innovation Catalyst Seminar Series for the Fall 2012 – Spring 2013 academic year. Hosted monthly, the Series allows for the discussion of issues and case studies, led by experienced speakers, that are common interest and relevant to technology invention and commercialization. The idea for this informative series was first introduced to UNH in early 2011 by Marc Sedam, Executive Director, as a way to increase the awareness and understanding of the role that intellectual property plays in fostering a cre