Value Proposition

Culture. The main advantage to having a presence on NIC is the opportunity to immerse your team into a collaborative and innovative culture filled with creative energy. University talent (from faculty to students) and private sector talent are brought together, and connections facilitated, to enhance the opportunity to transform ideas into innovation that impacts the world.

Amenities. The opportunity to become affiliate employees of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL), provides complimentary access to UNL libraries; easy access to students for internships, research projects and work-study (subsidized salaries); convenient bus transportation; reciprocal parking between NIC and UNL campuses; and complimentary Wi-Fi in common spaces at NIC and UNL campuses.

Priority Access. Priority access is offered to the NIC Conference Center facilities; priority access to UNL core facilities; and priority access to NIC, UNL Industry Relations and NUtech Ventures staff.

Opportunities. NIC is located adjacent to, and within biking distance of, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. NIC is also located within 50 miles of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. This allows for endless opportunities to connect with research partnerships, qualified employees and motivated students.

Sustainability. NIC is heated and cooled by a renewable energy source, the Central Renewable Energy System (CRES), which utilizes the City of Lincoln’s effluent from a waste water treatment plant. NIC is working toward becoming a zero-waste facility. A collaboration with Prairieland Dairy allows NIC partners to collect and compost organic waste. NIC facilities also feature single stream recycling. All NIC buildings are energy efficient, meeting a minimum LEED Silver standard, and smart technology in all NIC buildings allows for daylight harvesting and other energy efficiencies.

Location. NIC’s central location in Lincoln, NE provides easy access to:
                 + UNL City Campus - < 5 minutes
                 + UNL East Campus - < 10 minutes
                 + Lincoln Haymarket District - < 5 minutes
                 + Lincoln, NE Airport - < 15 minutes
                 + Omaha, NE Airport - 60 minutes
                 + Interstate 80 - < 10 minutes