Tag: industry partners



Bioinformatics Focus for NIC’s First Faculty Startup

Combining biotechnology and computational data to ensure food safety and quality is the aim of Metagenome Analytics, the first UNL faculty startup at Nebraska Innovation Campus. MGA, a bioinformatics company led by UNL food scientist Andrew Benson, targets a growing industry need. Next-generation DNA sequencing technology has vast potential to help companies and regulatory agencies […]

Improving Surgery through Robotics

Revolutionizing abdominal surgery through robotics is the aim of Virtual Incision Corp., a faculty-led company that joined Nebraska Innovation Campus in early 2016. Colorectal and lower gastrointestinal procedures are among the fastest-growing surgeries in the U.S. Virtual Incision is developing an advanced miniaturized robot that shows promise for colon resection, a procedure used to treat […]