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UNL Research & Economic Development | Sponsor Highlight

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's office of Research and Economic Development offers support and resources to researchers at the University. They believe that research, economic development, and creative activity are keys to our state and university success. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Office of Research and Economic Development is a Statewide Sponsor of The Combine Incubator, an AgTech startup program.

The Research and Economic Development office believes in their students' ability at UNL. To assist these students, they offer a number of training, education programs, and opportunities to help students be successful in their research efforts. These programs range from teaching students all about research administration essentials to a grant writing seminar to help their researchers seek funding.

The Research and Economic Development office provides its researchers with numerous resources that are unmatched. They welcome the opportunity to partner with local, regional, and international industries. The goal of Industry Relations is to help potential partners connect with the university and researchers. It also helps facilitate funding for research and internship opportunities. Aside from industry partners, the Research and Economic Development office assists students in their search for funding with both internal and external grant opportunities.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Office of Research and Economic Development believes that research and innovation drive discoveries and creative activity that expand knowledge and solve real-world problems. Their growing research network helps drive economic development in Nebraska and addresses challenges that are facing our state.


What is The Combine?

Invest Nebraska's Combine Incubator is a statewide initiative focused on supporting high-growth agri-food entrepreneurs through mentoring, commercialization support, physical incubation space on Nebraska's Innovation Campus, and a network of helping farmers and ranchers across the state. Invest Nebraska is a private, non-profit statewide venture development organization focused on high-growth companies in Nebraska and growing the state's entrepreneurial economy. Invest Nebraska works directly with entrepreneurs, researchers, and companies to help commercialize their technologies, launch and grow new businesses, and access needed capital.

Thank You To All of The Combine's Generous Sponsors:

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