Food Innovation Center – Nebraska Innovation Campus

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.


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.

Services Provided

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Office Space
  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities
  • Wet Lab Incubator
Primary Contact
Dan Duncan
2021 Transformation Drive
Lincoln, NE 68508