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Big Government, Small Business: A Guide to the SBIR and STTR Programs

Part 3: A Program so Clearly Successful? In this series, Jace Gatzemeyer discusses the history, legacy, goals, successes, and shortcomings of the SBIR and STTR programs. Dr. Gatzemeyer is UNeTech’s Grant Writer, and one aspect of his job involves creating strong...

Better training, better healthcare

What if the best way to improve healthcare is to improve the caregivers? Medical education, despite the advances in technology, often resembles education from 30, 40, or even 50 years ago. Just like a generation ago, medical students spend years in lecture. Technology...

Fabled Self-Pacing Treadmill is Real and it’s in Omaha

Stroke rehabilitation is hard. The damage a stroke causes to the brain and nervous system is extensive, sometimes irreversible, but often repaired through painstaking rehabilitation. That rehabilitation is hard work. The asymmetrical way a stroke victim’s body works...

Big Government, Small Business: A Guide to the SBIR and STTR Programs

Part 2: Productive Beyond Anybody’s Expectation In this series, Jace Gatzemeyer discusses the history, legacy, goals, successes, and shortcomings of the SBIR and STTR programs. Dr. Gatzemeyer is UNeTech’s Grant Writer, and one aspect of his job involves creating...

UNeTech works with assistant professor to develop smartphone-based health technology

The biggest innovation in healthcare in the last ten years might just be the smartphone in your pocket. The same technology that has revolutionized communications, navigation, and entertainment is poised to similarly revolutionize human health. The question is how....

What is UNeTech, jointly?

The University of Nebraska Omaha and the University of Nebraska Medical Center only have one state-sponsored research institute shared between them. A joint project, the UNeTech Institute is the brainchild of two diverse campuses. It belongs as much to the innovative...

Big Government, Small Business: A Guide to the SBIR and STTR Programs

Part 1: Mr. Tibbetts Goes to Washington In this series, Jace Gatzemeyer discusses the history, legacy, goals, successes, and shortcomings of the SBIR and STTR programs. Dr. Gatzemeyer is UNeTech’s Grant Writer, and one aspect of his job involves creating strong...

The NIH Taps BreezMed to Uncover the Real Cost of Prior Authorizations

The Phase I STTR Boosts Omaha Medical Startup The National Institutes of Health awarded Breezmed a $301,383 grant to explore the real cost of prior authorizations. Breezmed is the primary recipient under the Small Business Technology Transfer Research Grant (STTR), a...

Film discussion addresses sexism in STEM careers

The documentary film Picture a Scientist chronicles the eye-opening journey of three female scientists—biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring—who have overcome brutal harassment and institutional discrimination in their...

UNL Student Joins UNeTech Team

My name is Nadia Ra’Shaun Williams, and I hale from the illustriously spicy city of Omaha, and I recently stepped into the position of Brand Strategy Coordinator at UNeTech (a Student Intern role). I will write for the UNeTech blog and partner with startup companies...
Better training, better healthcare

Better training, better healthcare

What if the best way to improve healthcare is to improve the caregivers? Medical education, despite the advances in technology, often resembles education from 30, 40, or even 50 years ago. Just like a generation ago, medical students spend years in lecture. Technology...

Fabled Self-Pacing Treadmill is Real and it’s in Omaha

Fabled Self-Pacing Treadmill is Real and it’s in Omaha

Stroke rehabilitation is hard. The damage a stroke causes to the brain and nervous system is extensive, sometimes irreversible, but often repaired through painstaking rehabilitation. That rehabilitation is hard work. The asymmetrical way a stroke victim’s body works...

What is UNeTech, jointly?

What is UNeTech, jointly?

The University of Nebraska Omaha and the University of Nebraska Medical Center only have one state-sponsored research institute shared between them. A joint project, the UNeTech Institute is the brainchild of two diverse campuses. It belongs as much to the innovative...