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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...

Precision Syringe: Difficult problems make for interesting solutions

Injecting drugs into the muscles behind a child’s eyeball isn’t as easy as it sounds. Current best practices take no less than three skilled hands and a lifetime of specialty medical training. It is among the astonishing sounding medical procedures that are, in fact,...

It’s been a year since the pandemic shut our world down

One year ago, the world became a scary place, a place where the grocery store made me nervous and restaurants became forbidden territory. A world where I began to question every cough and sniffle and I only saw my friends via Zoom. A world where I learned to sing...

Choosing a Law Firm for Your Startup: Part 3

There are few relationships as intimate as a lawyer and client and in many ways, courting a law firm is like courting a partner. You may find yourself telling your lawyer any number of secrets or embarrassing things. Make sure that when you “swipe right,” you’re not...

Balancing work and home life for LGBTQ+ families

Finding a viable team is essential to a successful startup. Employees are the backbone of a company and meeting their needs is vital. Part of the job when founding a startup is ensuring all employees receive equal, fair treatment and feel accepted in their work...
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...

Film discussion addresses sexism in STEM careers

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

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...