by Agnes Lenagh, UNeMed
For UNeMed, Innovation Week provides an opportunity to expose the UNMC research community to technology transfer. UNeMed needs to demonstrate that anyone can be an inventor and offer ideas to improve health.
With Innovation Week just around the corner, we sat with UNeMed staffers and chatted about Innovation Week.
Q: What does Innovation Week mean to you?
A: It is an opportunity to showcase UNeMed services to the UNMC research community, to promote the spirit of innovation and creativity, and to link academic research to industry development.
Q: What do you hope the UNMC community will gain from attending Innovation Week?
A: UNeMed is resolving to promote the culture and mindset of innovative and applicable science that can benefit the well-being of patients.
Q: How do you define innovation?
A: Creative thinking that solves problems.
Q: Why is innovation so important?
A: Innovation is the driving force for the economy at all times.
Q: What connections between innovation, strategy, and leadership do you see on campus?
A: I see the leadership at UNMC emphasize innovation as a strategic focus, which promotes the innovative atmosphere on campus.
Q: Which Innovation Week event are you looking forward to most? Why?
A: The kickoff event… because the participation of researchers is always phenomenal compared to other events.
Join us next time when we sit down with another UNeMed staff member.