Innovation Week kicks off today

Innovation Week, News

joonthego319x452OMAHA, Neb. (Oct. 3, 2016)—Innovation Week officially begins this morning when UNeMed staffers host a kick-off event in the Durham Research Center atrium from 9-11 a.m.

The Innovation Week Kick-Off will feature the first opportunity for UNMC faculty, students and staff to enter a 3D printer prize drawing. The drawing is open to all UNMC faculty, students and staff who may enter the drawing at each Innovation Week event. The drawing will be held during the Innovation Awards ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 6, and entrants must be present to win.

The Kick-Off will also feature free pens, T-shirts and a chance to mingle with UNeMed staff. Jo-on-the-Go will also be on hand, providing complimentary espressos and smoothies to all attendees.

Innovation Week is a series of events hosted by UNeMed to celebrate and honor the innovations and discoveries at UNMC each year.

Innovation Week continues Tuesday, Oct. 4, with a panel discussion about 3D printing in healthcare. The panel discussion will begin at noon, and free pizza will be provided for the first 80 guests.

On Wednesday, UNeMed will host its fourth annual UNMC Technology Demonstration Day in the Sorrell Center amphitheater at 4 p.m.

Learn more about all Innovation Week events at

All Innovation Week events are free and open to all.

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