- Innovation Campus timeline
- 2006: Lincoln business leaders with ties to University of Nebraska Foundation propose university research park.
2008: Lawmakers OK relocating Nebraska State Fair, transferring fairgrounds to University of Nebraska-Lincoln; UNL required to pay $21.5 million to move fair.
2010: UNL takes possession of former fairgrounds.
2011: Lawmakers approve $25 million to jump-start construction at Innovation Campus; private money covers rest of construction costs.
2014: Innovation Commons building opens.
2015: Food Innovation Center and Greenhouse Innovation Center to be completed midyear, with grand opening slated for October; university requests $25 million more for construction.
Full article HERE.
Innovation Campus is a bike ride from the University of Lincoln campus. Their website HERE.