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2018 Annual Report

Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) is connecting the talents of experts, companies, and the university to create a unique culture of innovation. NIC is a campus designated to facilitate new and in-depth partnerships between the University of Nebraska and private sector businesses. NIC is adjacent to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and strategically provides access to research faculty, facilities, and students.

Nebraska Innovation Campus Snapshot

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 1 Campus, Unique Spaces

Office · Wet/Dry Lab · Pilot Plant · High Bay · Greenhouse

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 Over 40Diverse

Private and Public-Sector Partners

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 455,000 Sq. Feet


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Up To2.2 Million Sq. Feet

of state-of-the-art facilities at full build-out

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 132 Developable Acres

66 of which are shovel-ready

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 75 Student

Internships funded

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In conference facilities at NIC

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 153 Days of Events

In conference facilities at NIC

Annual Impact & Returns

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 $238.0 Million Economic Impact

From operation and investments of business, organizations, and conferences located at NIC

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 $5.46 Million Annual

State and local income, sales, and property tax revenue impact

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 $66.6 Million Annual

Employee compensation impact

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 $13.42 Million In expenditures

Supported by industry sponsorships

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 1,430 Jobs

Statewide employment impact

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 $277.2 Million In total

Cumulative economic impact from investments related to NIC

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 $92.7 Million In cumulative

Employee compensation

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An Estimated 1,560City and statewide

Job years generated by investment projects