Meet the NIC

Dan Duncan

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF NEBRASKA INNOVATION CAMPUS

Dan Duncan is the executive director of Nebraska Innovation Campus. Dan began his tenure with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1987 when he accepted the positions of operations manager at the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff, NE. In 1991, he was named director of the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead, Nebraska. On August 1, 2004, Dan was named assistant director of the Nebraska Agricultural Experiment Station on a part-time basis. In February 2008, Dan accepted the position of assistant dean and director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Agricultural Research Division. On October 1, 2011, he moved into his current position as executive director of the Nebraska Innovation Campus Development Corporation.

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Dan Duncan

Kate Engel

Community Engagement & Operations Manager

Kate Engel is the community engagement and operations manager for Nebraska Innovation Campus. Kate is responsible for developing and implementing programs for NIC aimed at creating a culture that encourages collaboration and partnerships between NIC, the university and the community. NIC programs are focused on creating opportunities for people with different skill sets to meet and socialize, a critical aspect in developing a culture on NIC that embraces and sparks innovation.

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Terence Bowden

Business Accelerator Director

Terence Bowden is the business accelerator director for Nebraska Innovation Campus. Bowden comes to NIC via Ireland and Dublin City University’s Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurs, where he ran the Propeller Venture Accelerator, the No. 7-ranked accelerator in Europe. He is responsible for developing a business plan and programs for the NIC Business Accelerator that will support the efforts of faculty, staff, students and the local community in starting and growing businesses. Terence recognizes the exciting and growing startup community in Lincoln, NE and plans to add the NIC Business Accelerator as another opportunity to make Lincoln a hub of innovation and company creation.

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Contact Nebraska Innovation Campus

230 Whittier Research Center
2200 Vine Street, P.O. Box 830859
Lincoln, NE 68583-0859
USA

Phone: +1 (402) 472.5535
Email: innovate@unl.edu