UNeMed's annual Research Innovation Awards Banquet is the culmination of a week of activities that celebrate research and innovation at UNMC. The awards recognize faculty, students and staff that invented a new technology, licensed an invention or secured intellectual property rights during the previous fiscal year. UNeMed also presents Emerging Inventor, Lifetime Achievement, and Innovator of the Year awards as circumstances dictate. Finally, UNeMed also presents a “Most Promising New Invention” as an annual award.
Event is invitation only. Contact UNeMed to request an invitiation.
The 2018 Research Innovation Awards Banquet was held Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, at the Michael Sorrell Center in the Truhlsen Campus Events Center. UNO's Biomechanics Department won the Innovator of the Year award. Collaborators Catherine Gebbhart, Ph.D., and VarunKesharwani, Ph.D., earned special recognition as the inventors of the “Most Promising New Invention” of 2018.
Thursday, October 17 at 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Dr. Stanley M. and Dorothy Truhlsen Campus Events Center
619 S 42nd St Omaha, NE