Nebraska’s biotechnology startups soon will have access to a new facility on Nebraska Innovation Campus that provides specialized laboratory space and other support to help them succeed.
Biotech Connector will open on the fourth floor of NIC’s Food Innovation Center in early 2017, providing an innovation incubator for emerging biotech companies. The facility also will be available for established companies that may need a small amount of space and want to be located near UNL’s faculty, students and core facilities.
Materials science company 3M has joined the Alliance for Advanced Food Sanitation, launched last year by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The partnership stemmed from a research collaboration between 3M and the university's Food Processing Center.
The prospect of a higher-yielding Corn Belt could rest – or advance – on a conveyer belt monitored by cameras that boast superhuman sight, according to new research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
The Nebraska Legislature’s Venture Development and Entrepreneurship Task Force plans to hold five town hall meetings across the state this summer, including in Lincoln.
The task force, made up of state sens. Dan Watermeier of Syracuse, Matt Williams of Gothenburg, Paul Schumacher of Columbus, Al Davis of Hyannis, John Stinner of Gering, and Mark Kolterman of Seward, is charged to examine and review the role entrepreneurship and innovation play in Nebraska’s economy.
Angela Anandappa has been named the founding director of the Alliance for Advanced Food Sanitation.
Anandappa will lead the initiation and development of university-industry research projects and outreach programs to the food industry to promote better and more efficient approaches to food sanitation based upon sound scientific and engineering principles.