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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
Early next year students in 11 communities in central Nebraska will get a chance to build, create and solve problems with a new traveling Makerspace. “We’re desperate for technical workforce,” said Chad Johnson, senior education specialist for Nebraska Public Power...read more
A pair of engineers with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have developed software that they hope will change the way engineers assess damaged structures. Doctoral student Ebrahim Mohammadi say the software, co-created by Assistant Professor Richard Wood, uses data...read more
A new facility at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha will allow health care students to develop their skills in augmented reality and virtual reality. UNMC is welcoming its first class for the new EON Reality VR Innovation Academy, or VRIA. “The EON...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.