University of Nebraska Medical Center

Industry & Innovation Core

The Industry and Innovation Core provides expertise and mentoring to Center members interested in using or developing technology for conduct of research on prevention and self-management of chronic illness.


  • Provide guidance/navigation to Center members on resources regarding patents, intellectual property, copyright, trademark of their intervention or device
  • Advise on working with entities who own the intellectual property on devices and pharmaceutical companies
  • Inform members of opportunities SBIR and STTR and other grant opportunities for small business
  • With the Research & Scholarship Core engage members and recruit speakers for education in research using technology
  • Initiate scholarship on methods and lessons learned in engaging with industry and best practices for use of technology in research on prevention and self-management of chronic illness