Innovation Week

Ninth Annual Innovation & Research Week: October 19-22
Every fall, UNeMed sponsors Innovation Week, a popular series of events that honor innovators at UNMC, and helps educate and inform faculty, staff, and students.

In addition to an awards ceremony, Innovation Week also raises awareness about technology transfer relevant subjects, including intellectual property, sponsored research opportunities, collaborating with industry partners, and research funding opportunities.
Register for the 2015 Innovation Awards

News and Updates

Dr. Kielian honored as Innovator of Year – UNMC Today
Innovation Awards Program 2015
Demo Day 2015 highlights UNMC innovations
Gadgets and gizmos a-plenty: UNMC expo shows off cutting-edge medical training tools – Livewell Nebraska
Demo Day highlights UNMC advances – UNMC Today
Standardized patients make mission SimPossible – A Day in the Life at UNMC
Raw sewage, unicorns and grad school
iEXCEL Expo: The future of health care education – UNMC Today
Under the Microscope: Dixon chats with Dr. Gold
Panel discusses career options for grad students
Innovation Week kicks off
Innovation and Research Week begins today – UNMC Today
See next gen medical training tools at iEXCEL Expo
I-Week panel to discuss alternate science careers
Adam Ruben headlines Innovation Week event
Speaker takes humorous look at grad school, science – UNMC Today
Demo Day is set for Oct. 21
Innovation Week ‘Kicks Off’ Monday!
Innovation and Research Week at UNMC is Oct. 19-23
Adam Ruben: Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School Registration
UNMC Technology Demo Day Registration
Innovation Awards Registration
2014 Innovation Week
2013 Innovation Week

Schedule of Events

Download: Innovation and Research Week Schedule 2015

Register to attend the 2015 Technology Demo Day

Biosurveillance Platform
Prommune Inc
The Garage by Aviture
Portable Laparoscope
Esculon CleanCore

Additional Information

Download the 2015 Innovation Awards program here. or view it here.

UNeMed-Sponsored Events

Mon, Oct 19
9-11 a.m. DRCI Atrium Innovation Week Kick-off
2-3 p.m. DRCI 1002 “Alternate Careers in Science” Industry Panel
Tue, Oct 20
9-11:30 a.m. & 1-4 p.m. MSC 1012 iEXCEL Expo
12-1 p.m. MSC 3002 Mission SimPossible
2-3 p.m. DRCI 1002 “Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School”
Wed, Oct 21
4-6 p.m. MSC 3001 UNMC Technology Demonstration Day
Thu, Oct 22
4-6 p.m. DRCI 1002 Innovation Awards Ceremony

Research Week Events

Mon, Oct 19
12-1 p.m. COPH 3013 What do I do with all this Data? Biomedical Informatics Resources Chittibabu (Babu) Guda, PhD; Ashok Mudgapalli, PhD
12-1 p.m. BTH 2020 Clinical Research 101: How do I get started? Christopher J. Kratochvil, MD; LuAnn Larson, RN, BSN, CCRP; Karla Klaus, BS
1-2 p.m. COPH 2007 VA Funding Opportunities & Research Resources Frederick Hamel, PhD
3-4 p.m. DRCI 1005 McGoogan Library: Resources for UNMC Researchers Cindy Schmidt, MD
4-5 p.m. MSC 2010 Being a Good Mentor: Experiences and lessons for mentors by mentors Iqbal Ahmad, PhD; Tatiana K. Bronich, PhD; Keith R. Johnson, PhD; Shelley D. Smith, PhD, FACMG; Irving Zucker, PhD
Tues, Oct 20
9-10 a.m. DRCI 1006 What do I do with all this Data? Biomedical Informatics Resources Chittibabu (Babu) Guda, PhD; Ashok Mudgapalli, PhD
10:30-11:30 a.m. DRC 1006 Grant Resource Library: A resource you should know about… Max Kuenstling, MS
12-1 p.m. MSC 1005 Developments in The Greater Plains Collaborative: A Big Data system for Comparative Effectiveness Research James C. McClay, MD
12-1 p.m. DRC 1006 Training Grants 101: Common Questions and Answers H. Dele Davies, MD, MHCM; Jennifer Black, PhD; Karen A. Gould, PhD
4-5 p.m. MSC 2010 Rewriting Our National Narrative: Health as a Central Theme Jane Meza, PhD
7-8 p.m. MSC 1005 “Public Perception of Science: Lessons from a Dead Sheep” UNeMed
Wed, Oct 21
10-11 a.m. COPH 2001 Our New Research Data Center: What it is and How to Get Involved John E. Anderson, PhD
10:30 a.m.-Noon DRC 1006 Principles of Effective Writing for Grants and Manuscripts Adrian E. Koesters, MFA, PhD
12-1 p.m. MSC 2014 Gathering Research Data Using the Free Online Database Tool, “REDCap,” and Harnessing REDCap Features for Managing Your Research Project Michael Gleason, PhD; Ashlee Portelli-Trinidad, MPA
1-2 p.m. DRC 1005 Tools to Help you Find Funding Opportunities & Collaborators Linda Wilkie, BS, VT
2-3 p.m. DRC1005 Working with a Biostatistician: How should you prepare? Jane Meza, PhD; Fang Yu, PhD
3-4:30 p.m. COPH 2001 Forming a Community Advisory Board: Strategies and Benefits for Community-Based Research Mary Cramer, PhD, RN, FAAN; Stephen Lazoritz, MD; Ken Shaffer, MD; Alan Stern, BS; Members of Central Nebraska Prenatal Advisory Board
Thur, Oct 22
10-11 a.m. MSC 1005 Grant Resource Library: A resource you should know about… Max Kuenstling, MS
11 a.m.-Noon MSC 1005 Electronic Health Record Access Core: How to request the data you need… Purnima Guda, PhD
11:30 a.m-1 p.m. WSH 3034 Strategies for building a Clinical Research Budget LuAnn Larson, RN, BSN, CCRP; Katie Penas, MHA, CNMT, RT(N)
12-1 p.m. MSC 1005 The National Strategic Research Institute: Funding & Innovation Opportunities Robert Hinson, USAF, Lt. Gen. (Ret.); William Charlton, PhD
Fri, Oct 23
8 a.m.-Noon DRCI & II Technologies to Advance your Research: Meet your Core Director UNMC Vice Chancellor for Research Office
10 a.m.-2 p.m. WH 6th Floor 3D Printing and the Digital Commons Open House McGoogan Library of Medicine
10 a.m.-2 p.m. UT 3480 Clinical Research Center Open House UNMC Vice Chancellor for Research Office
12-1 p.m. Storz Pavilion Brown Bag Lunch: “Clinical Trials: Why are they important?” Christopher J. Kratochvil, MD; LuAnn Larson, RN, CCRP
1:30-2:30 p.m. DRCI 1002 New Umbrella Admission Program: Opportunities for recruiting new students H. Dele Davies, MD, MHCM