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Wave of Innovation: Drift-RMT Takes Home Top Holloway Prize

A team specializing in engineering and business earned the $15,000 grand prize at the 36th Paul J. Holloway Prize Innovation to Market Competition

Drift-RMT emerged victorious following an impressive final round on May 8, where six teams of student entrepreneurs from across the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) pitched their business plans to a panel of esteemed alums and industry-leading judges.  

Kiwiberry Breeder Is UNH’s 2024 Innovator of the Year

Iago Hale, associate professor of specialty crop improvement, has been named UNH’s 2024 J. Brent Loy Innovator of the Year, recognizing his pioneering work in the kiwiberry research and breeding program. The Innovator of the Year award, presented annually by UNHInnovation, celebrates the commercialization of innovative ideas originating from UNH research that have substantial social and economic impact.