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UNeTech would not be UNeTech without the Economic Development Administration

UNeTech writes a lot of grants. Those grants have helped to expand our programs, enable collaborations, and support the amazing innovation ecosystem right here in Omaha. Build Back Better Regional Challenge is the Economic Development Administration’s latest funding...

Why is the Adept smart, valuable and effective?

The following article was written by Dr. Joseph Siu, inventor of The Adept and associate professor & director of the Global Health Opportunity Program. With a team of experienced engineers, Dr. Carl Nelson, Dr. Hesham Ali and human learning scientist, Dr. Joseph...

What is…bootstrapping?

In the “what is” series thus far, we have discussed many ways that startup businesses can garner financial and technical support—from private equity to venture capital to startup incubators. But what about startups that have grown with little to no outside investment?...

Learning to Fail: A Guide to the NSF I-Corps™ Program

Part 2: Entrepreneurial Boot-Camp In this series, Jace Gatzemeyer discusses the history, goals, successes, and shortcomings of the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) program. Dr. Gatzemeyer is UNeTech’s Innovation Development Strategist, and one...

UNeTech receives $150,000 prize from the SBA

UNeTech is pleased to announce we will receive $150,000 from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to fund the creation of a collaborative partnership of entrepreneurial support organizations aimed at supporting innovation-focused entrepreneurs from underserved...

Lincoln esthetician aims to revolutionize eyelash extensions

If you have ever had eyelash extensions, you know the feeling of opening your eyes after the hours long process and being met with bright red, burning eyeballs to accompany your beautiful new lashes. Christopher Fiala, a licensed esthetician, knows these struggles all...

Sept. 14 panels focuses on support for women in healthcare

Across the county, a troubling phenomenon in healthcare has been increasingly popular to research in the past decade: the rate at which women leave the the industry. A 2019 report from the Association of American Medical Colleges found that about 40% of women...

Learning to Fail: A Guide to the NSF I-Corps™ Program

Part 1: The Scientific Method for Entrepreneurship In this series, Jace Gatzemeyer discusses the history, goals, successes, and shortcomings of the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) program. Dr. Gatzemeyer is UNeTech’s Innovation Development...

UNeTech creates new role for 3D design technician

UNeTech Institute is pleased to welcome to its team Noah Wester, who will serve in the brand new role of 3D design technician. Wester has over 20 years of marketing, customer relations, and information technology experience specializing in the holistic and functional...

What is… a translational research institute?

I will be the first to admit that I began working at a translational research institute (TRI) without any prior knowledge of translational research. As I’ve settled into my position, I’ve learned the basic principles through my work. But for my own sake, I wanted to...
What is…bootstrapping?

What is…bootstrapping?

In the “what is” series thus far, we have discussed many ways that startup businesses can garner financial and technical support—from private equity to venture capital to startup incubators. But what about startups that have grown with little to no outside investment?...

UNeTech receives $150,000 prize from the SBA

UNeTech is pleased to announce we will receive $150,000 from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to fund the creation of a collaborative partnership of entrepreneurial support organizations aimed at supporting innovation-focused entrepreneurs from underserved...

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