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What is TAN?
The Technology Association of Nebraska (TAN) is a statewide organization dedicated to strengthen Nebraska’s technology ecosystem. This cultivation of industry leaders are committed to strengthening Nebraska’s reputation as a tech-sound state to grow world-class companies, retain top high-tech talent and pioneer technology expansions into the state’s 21st century.
What is Tech?
Technology is all around us everywhere we look. Yet many perceive technology to only impact technology related businesses and industries. This is simply not true – technology is a tool and driving force in every industry. Look here what technology is in these industries, how it impacts them, and how it will impact our future.
Average Median Salary for Tech Jobs in Nebraska
Tech Jobs in Nebraska
Percent of Tech Jobs in Companies in Nebraska
Projected Growth in Tech Jobs over 10 years
University of Nebraska researchers believe new 3-D printer technology will revolutionize the manufacturing industry and hope a new $1.5 million lab will be at the forefront. “We have instruments here that are not found anywhere else in the world,” said Jeff Shield,...read more
Digital readiness is key to building a stronger workforce and strengthening the State’s economy. “According to the Brookings Institutions, two-thirds of new jobs between 2010 and 2016 required medium to high digital skills,” said Roberto Gallardo, Assistant Director...read more
When University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds was the commissioner of higher education in Mississippi, he helped spearhead an effort to move the state's economy forward. That effort, called Blueprint Mississippi, helped create thousands of high-paying jobs in the...read more
What People Are Saying
“If Nebraska does nothing to advance in terms of technology, it will quickly be left behind.”Shane Farritor, PHD, MS
“Today we produce a lot more and we do it with a lot less resources and that’s not about to change and we do that through the use of technology.”Vishal Singh
“I think the biggest misconception is that we don’t have a tech industry. We have a huge tech industry. There is demand FAR outpacing the supply.”Ed Toner
We Need Your Help
TAN is actively seeking industry and government partners to help drive the vision of the organization.