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Business Innovation Act Programs

Microenterprise Assistance Program

Support the transfer of Nebraska-based technology and innovation in rural and urban areas of Nebraska..

Nebraska Seed Investment Program

Investments in Nebraska businesses for the commercialization of a product or process.

Nebraska Academic Research and Development Grant

Competitive grant for research and development activities done in conjunction with a Nebraska college or university.

Small Business Innovation Research / Small Business Tech Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Grant Program

Matching grant that provides financial assistance to Nebraska businesses that are applying to or have received a Federal SBIR or STTR.

Nebraska Innovation Fund Prototype Grants

Competitive matching grant that provides financial assistance to Nebraska businesses for product development.

Business Innovation Act (BIA) Resources

Application & Award Management

Grant Management Resources

This page will provide technical assistance on using AmpliFund to apply for and manage grants awarded by DED.


TitleFile TypeDate
2020 BIA Impact AnalysisPDFJanuary 13, 2022
2021-2023 BIA Action PlanPDFDecember 22, 2021
2022 BIA Impact AnalysisPDFFebruary 1, 2023
2023-2025 BIA Action PlanPDFApril 5, 2024