Nebraska U rises in ranking for best at earning U.S. patents

The University of Nebraska System, a member of Bio Nebraska, announced that it is ranked among the top 100 academic institutions earning United States patents, according to a recently released report from the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association.

by Troy Fedderson, University Communication and Marketing, Nebraska Today

Innovations from the field to operating room helped propel the University of Nebraska system to its best-ever ranking among the top 100 academic institutions earning United States patents.

The newly released 2021 report from the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association lists the NU system tied at No. 64. It marks the university‚Äôs fifth-straight year on the list and is a climb from No. 77 in the 2020 report.