Food Innovation Center

Food Innovation Center

The NIC Food Innovation Center is a 178,000 square-foot complex serving private/public partnerships. The center provides world-class facilities for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Food Science and Technology Department and private companies in leased space. It features wet/dry lab research space, food grade/non-food grade pilot plant space, a state-of-the-art distance education classroom and office space.

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The Food Innovation Center is home to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Food Science and Technology Department and The Food Processing Center. The Food Processing Center is a multi-disciplinary resource for the food industry, providing a combination of consulting, educational, technical, and business development services. The Food Processing Center provides a wide range of customizable services, all delivered in a confidential, price-competitive, and timely manner. The center serves as a major food processing and applied research hub.

To learn more about the Food Processing Center, available equipment and services, please watch the Food Processing Center Overview video. To view the Pilot Plant space, please watch the Pilot Plant video.

For more information and leasing options, please contact:

Daniel J. Duncan
Executive Director, Nebraska Innovation Campus
402-472-5535 · dduncan1@unl.edu