Gov. Pete Ricketts on April 4 signed a mid-biennium budget package for the state that makes investments in key priorities of the University of Nebraska System, including the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s agricultural innovation facility.
Parking changes are coming to the paved lot north of Transformation Drive for people that do not have a NIC parking permit or a UNL parking permit.
Starting April 4, 2022, people that do not have a NIC parking permit or a UNL parking permit will be required to pay for parking in the paved lot north of Transformation Drive using the Passport Parking app. This is the same parking app used when parking on the street at NIC, in downtown Lincoln and in the Haymarket.
The University of Nebraska was recently awarded a $3.4 million grant from the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) to improve, promote and support public transit agencies across the state.
The funding extends through June 2024 a partnership between the University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska at Omaha and NDOT focused on creating a safer, more efficient and more reliable public transportation system for all Nebraskans while addressing the unique mobility challenges many rural residents face.
NuTek Natural Ingredients is one of those companies that took advantage of the state-of-the-art facility, its labs, office space and expertise in food science to develop its salt alternative, Salt for Life.
Electric vehicle charging stations are now operational at NIC! You will find two charging stations located in the south end of the Greenhouse Innovation Center parking lot. The charging stations can be used by NIC Partners and the general public.
The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board and Nebraska Innovation Campus will host the inaugural Nebraska Sorghum Showcase on Wednesday, January 26. The event will feature sorghum-based product processors from around the country and across the globe. Processors will have an opportunity to showcase their existing products and to present opportunities for investment to the public. The Showcase will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the NIC Conference Center.
Invest Nebraska, in partnership with several community partners that collectively make up the Heartland Robotics Cluster Coalition, was named by the Economic Development Administration (EDA) as a finalist in the $1 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge, beating out nearly 500 applicants from 50 states and five U.S. territories.
Virtual Incision Corporation, a medical device company pioneering first-of-its-kind miniaturized robots for laparoscopic surgery, today announced it has raised $46 million in a Series C funding round. The round was led by Endeavour Vision and Baird Capital, with participation from returning investor Bluestem Capital and others. The funds will be used to support regulatory and clinical programs leading to the commercialization of the company’s MIRA® (“miniaturized in vivo robotic assistant”) Surgical Platform.
A program launched by a student experience is helping Huskers in food science and technology majors gain hands-on experience while making positive real-world impacts.
Offered through the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Food Science and Technology, the Food Processing Center’s Student Rotation program allows undergraduates to participate in four lab experiences. Those labs — dairy plant, pilot plant, product development lab and sensory lab — were first completed by a student who just happened to take them through the four years of her collegiate career.