Office of Research & Economic Development – University of Nebraska Lincoln

At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, research and innovation drive discoveries, scholarship and creative activity that expand basic knowledge and solve real-world problems. Our growing research enterprise helps fuel economic development for Nebraska and addresses major challenges facing our state, our nation and the world.


Industry Relations

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln welcomes the opportunity to partner with local, regional and international industries. The goal of Industry Relations is to help potential industry partners connect with researchers, university administrative offices, and academic and research units. It also facilitates university-industry activities, including funding of research, licensing of university-owned intellectual property, sharing of research facilities and recruiting students for internships. 

NUtech Ventures

NUtech Ventures is the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s technology commercialization affiliate. NUtech facilitates commercialization of innovations produced through university research and helps connect researchers with potential industry partners. NUtech measures its success by the number of companies, products and jobs created by Nebraska research.

Nebraska Innovation Campus

Nebraska Innovation Campus is a growing research campus designed to enhance partnerships between the university and private-sector businesses. Its proximity to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln strengthens collaborations between researchers, facilities and students. Innovation Campus is a long-term investment to boost innovation and economic development for the state and the university. 

Core/Shared Facilities

Research core facilities offer equipment, services and expertise to enhance research projects. These university facilities are available to industry partners for a fee.

Services Provided

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Student Research Projects

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer

Product Development

  • Product Design and Development
  • Prototype Development
  • R & D Support

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer
Primary Contact
UNL Research
301 Canfield
PO Box 880433
Lincoln, NE 68588