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disRUPT: Nanotech research is tiny, but important to IT development

November 18, 2010 by

(Left: Christian Binek of University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Photo by Marlon Wright.) Size does matter when it comes to electronics. Consumers seem to prefer ever-smaller devices, but making things too small could lead to major technological problems in roughly 10 years. Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are working on both aspects of the size issue. The decreasing size of devices such as cell phones, mp3 players and computers…  read more

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Traci Hancock discusses mission and successes of Innovation Accelerator

June 7, 2010 by

The following article is part of a special insert in the June 3-9 issue of The Reader, a weekly newspaper focusing on the area's culture. | For high-tech entrepreneurs, cutting-edge communicators and government grant recipients, making the right connections sometimes means the difference between explosive growth and standing still. Enter Innovation Accelerator, located at the Scott Technology Center. Designed to help set in motion viable ideas with positive economic potential, Innovation Accelerator’s experts create unions and forge paths between like-minded individuals, progressive corporations, academicians, forward-thinking small business owners and others. The result: A push for excellence in an increasingly competitive technology… (pictured left, executive director Traci Hancock, photo by Marlon A. Wright)  read more

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