New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge 2017

 

 

Community Track Winners

 

Student Track Winners

First Place:   First Place:

IdeaShare

Sharon Parker, Dover, NH

Glenn Shwaery, UNH ’94, North Hampton, NH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Redesigned reclining manual wheelchair.

 

Honey Do 

Andrew DeMeo, Senior, Environmental Conservation & Sustainability, University of New Hampshire

Faculty Advisor: Ian Grant

Honey-Do is a cooperative full service beekeeping business. Customers pay a one time fee for us to install and maintain beehives on their property.

Second Place:    Second Place: 

HealthyKart Community Inc.

Kevin  Cahill, Weare, NH

Matthew Lehmann, Rochester, NH

Kevin Martin, Hopkinton, NH

Sarah Trautman, Boston, MA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nutritional dietary analysis software platform created to abate the obesity epidemic.

 

Schtudy

Geno Miller, Senior, Business Administration: Entrepreneurial Studies, Minor in Psychology, University of New Hampshire

Faculty Advisors: Mark Kaplan and Dr. Jeff Sohl

Schtudy is a value-based company dedicated to delivering proven educational solutions to prepare students for success.

Third Place:   Third Place:

IRIS

Emilia Giordano, Eliot, ME

Justin Troiano, MA Political Science ‘18G, University of New Hampshire, Eliot, ME

Iris is a mobile app that empowers students with learning disabilities to communicate their academic needs and feelings to their support network. 

 

Crescendo Inclusive Curriculums

Juliana Good, Freshman, Music Education, University of New Hampshire

Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Upham

A non-profit teacher training program and educational resource that will integrate more students with special needs into fine arts classrooms.

Community Track Finalists

 

Student Track Finalists

ARISE Technologies

Steve  Kobzik, UNH ’04, Dover, NH

Adam Spaulding, Portsmouth, NH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARISE is a crowd-service mobile app that connects people in need with those who can help. 
 

 

Community Composting Campaign

Sonnet Agran-St. Pierre, Junior, Environmental Engineering, University of New Hampshire

Tirthadeep Das, Junior, Chemical Engineering, University of New Hampshire

Blair Moffat, Senior, Civil Engineering, University of New Hampshire

Megan Verfaillie, Junior, Environmental Engineering, University of New Hampshire

Jordan Parent, Senior, Civil Engineering, University of New Hampshire

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kevin Gardner

A community composting initiative created to help reduce the negative environmental impact of food waste in landfills.

Granite Service Scholars

Matt Wilhelm, UNH ‘16G, Manchester, NH

Granite Service Scholars utilizes a social impact bond to achieve results for NH seniors and students while saving taxpayers money.

 

Cradled Systems

Brandon Allen, Senior, Dual Major Business Management and Sustainability, University of New Hampshire

Ahmed Alzawar, Senior, Chemical Engineering, University of New Hampshire

Ty Kartiganer, Senior, Electrical Engineering, University of New Hampshire

Matt Mroz, Junior, Mechanical Engineering, University of New Hampshire

Joel Nkounkou, Senior, Electrical Engineering, University of New Hampshire

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ivaylo Nedyalkov

We aim to reduce GHG emissions. Our target is wastegas flared during the fracking process. We provide highly customizable pollution elimination equipment for an eco-friendly product.

New Teachers Retreat

Erik Dellea, Concord, NH

Svea Schreiner, Derry, NH

Alexandra Stewart, UNH ’13, Concord, NH

Elizabeth Vachon, Cambridge, MA

Tori Wilbur-Kamien, UNH ‘09 Lexington, MA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The New Teachers Retreat is an organization dedicated to the development and retention of young talent in the teaching profession. 

 

Doc

Omkar Waghe, Junior, Computer Science, University of New Hampshire

Peter Sirkovich, Junior, Political Science, Minor in Business Administration, University of New Hampshire

Faculty Advisor: James McIlroy

Doc combines a cloud based video chat platform, biomonitoring hardware, and predicative modeling to bring accessible healthcare to underserved people.

NextStep

Sam Warach, UNH ’17, Durham, NH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NextStep is a social venture with the mission to improve behavioral health systems and provide assistance at every step of the SUD recovery process.

 

 

Sex Row

Emily Woods, Junior, Social Work, Minor in Asian Studies, University of New Hampshire

Edward Price, Junior, Social Work, University of New Hampshire

Amanda Medley, Junior, Double Major in Outdoor Education and Social Work, University of New Hampshire

Erika Paul, Freshman, Social Work, University of New Hampshire

Sam Ayoub, Sophomore, Communication, University of New Hampshire

 

Reducing the stigma and gap of safe sex practices on campus. Our team proposes the idea of adding a "sex row" to all UNH vending machines.

The Food Hub

Peter Kane, Senior, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems, University of New Hampshire, Newmarket, NH

Justin Valentine, Senior, Business Administration: Entrepreneurial Studies, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A farmer and consumer owned food hub, a store for consumers to conveniently buy local food featuring a commercial kitchen for farmers to access.

 

The Fungus Fix

E.J. Theriault, Freshman, COLA Undeclared

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To spread awareness on the filtering qualities of mushrooms and promote the use of fungi to clean water at UNH, surroundings towns and the globe.