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Office of Research and Creative Activity


Maverick Innovations: Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

Traci Hancock is the Director of the newly established Maverick Innovations of the Office of Research and Creative Activity.

Maverick Innovations has been established to assist faculty, students and staff with:

  • Identifying Commercialization Pathways
  • Assist with Intellectual Property Protection
  • Understanding Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  • Identifying and Providing Entrepreneurial Educational Opportunities
  • Identifying Resources for Development and Commercialization Activities
  • Guiding Entrepreneurial Endeavors

Traci has worked with more than 300 technology startups from across the country through the National Science Foundation's Small Business Innovation Research Grant program; her efforts included team building, strategy, funding and general company development. She is bringing her expertise and network to bear on UNO and the greater Nebraska innovation community.

Please feel free to contact Traci at or 402.306.1557 with any questions.