I  New Hampshire Innovation Research Center


     Office Locations:

New Hampshire Innovation Research Center, Madbury Commons
21 Madbury Rd, Suite 101
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 603-862-4125
Fax: 603-862-0329



  • Seed



  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    The mission of the NHIRC is to assist New Hampshire industry in becoming more competitive, and thereby retain and increase industrial employment. By providing state support and cooperation the NHIRC helps New Hampshire companies upgrade old products or develop new products. With NHIRC support, university-industry collaboration will foster innovation and help to preserve and increase the number of jobs in New Hampshire. Proposals are sought for partnership projects between New Hampshire companies and academic institutions. The primary goal of these projects is to attract, grow, and retain companies in the State of New Hampshire. NHIRC matching funds are specifically designed to expand the research activities of an industry partner by providing funds for research collaborations between industry and academia. While projects may be proposed in any discipline, applications are particularly encouraged in the following areas: Bioinformatics, Computational Tools, Environmental Technologies, Geospatial Analysis, Information Technology, Materials Science, Medical Technologies, Nanotechnology, Optics, Precision Engineering, Robotics, and Sensors. Since 1991 the NHIRC has awarded over $6 million to 129 New Hampshire companies. The NHIRC has created over 600 jobs and has provided $25MM in additional funding for New Hampshire educational institutions.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Ellen Christo Program Manager
    Marc Sedam Executive Director


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