New Hampshire Business Review - September 15 2006

Manufacturing summit set for Oct. 10

“Making It In New Hampshire,” the fourth annual Governor's Manufacturing Summit, will be held Oct. 10 at the Wayfarer Inn in Bedford. The summit, which will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., is intended for manufacturing CEOs, CFOs, plant…

BAE Systems gets new contract

BAE Systems has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, to develop a wireless communications system that will allow multiple users to communicate at the same time on the same channel without centralized control or…

New Dartmouth seed program targets med-tech ventures

Dartmouth College, Johnson & Johnson, and Hanover-based Borealis Ventures yesterday launched what they call a “proof-of-concept” fund at Dartmouth. Known as the Seed Grant Program, it will support development of research innovations that could become high-impact medical technologies with promising…

Manchester landlords settle lead case

Landlords William and Johanna Morin have agreed to pay a fine and take action to reduce the risk of lead poisoning at apartment buildings they own in Manchester. The settlement, announced yesterday, resolves U.S. Environmental Protection Agency claims that the…

Unitil seeks Mass. natural gas rate hike

Hampton-based Unitil's Massachusetts subsidiary has filed for a natural gas rate decrease for the winter season with the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy. Unitil said residents will see an average decrease of 0.2 percent, or 56 cents, per month…

Ariz. stadium chooses N.H. firm’s cell technology

Sports fans attending events at Cardinals Stadium in Arizona can look forward to better cellphone reception thanks to innovative technology designed and installed by Manchester-based Cellular Specialties Inc. Communication among stadium employees also will improve because of the technology. Officials…

Three N.H. firms on ‘Fast 50’

Massachusetts companies may dominate Deloitte & Touche’s list of the 50 fastest-growing technology firms in New England, but three New Hampshire companies are on the list as well. Nashua’s iCAD placed 42nd on the “Fast 50,” growing at 315 percent…

N.H. WIC program wins $340k grant

The Women, Infants and Children Program, or WIC, in New Hampshire has been awarded a $340,000 special projects grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The three-year grant will fund a FitWIC Project focusing on reducing obesity and increasing physical…