Research at Nebraska 2019-2020 Report

Tag: Industry Partners



Makers Supply Face Shields

As the coronavirus advanced, Nebraska faced a shortfall of face shields to protect its health care workers. To fill the need, a Husker team partnered with businesses and volunteers to manufacture 21,000 face shields for the Bryan Health system and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. What began as a group of volunteers and staff […]

Partnering to Meet Hand Sanitizer Need

With the nation facing a significant shortage of hand sanitizer amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the university partnered with Nebraska’s ethanol industry to produce sanitizer for thousands of organizations and facilities nationwide. The Food Processing Center on Nebraska Innovation Campus has donated over 200,000 gallons of hand sanitizer to health care workers, nursing homes, schools, businesses […]

Research Ignites Faculty Startups

NUtech Ventures gives Nebraska’s big ideas a boost. The university’s technology commercialization affiliate supports economic development that improves lives across a range of disciplines. These three Nebraska startups benefited in 2019-2020. Synbiotic Health Combining healthy bacteria found in probiotics with the food that fuels them yields even greater health benefits. To create and commercialize these […]

Innovation Hub Builds on Decade’s Success

Innovation, collaboration and economic growth are hallmarks of Nebraska Innovation Campus’ first decade. The former Nebraska State Fairgrounds has transformed into a thriving public-private research innovation hub where partners collaborate with Husker faculty and students. With 455,000 square feet of office, conference, manufacturing, teaching, research and greenhouse space, NIC is home to more than 50 […]