NEDED Programs

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development programs are found throughout their site. We have gathered them here for your convenience.

Nebraska Seed Investment Program

An investment program available to individuals and businesses operating in Nebraska to support commercialization of products or processes.

Nebraska Research and Development Program

A grant program that supports businesses who partner with Nebraska colleges and universities for research and development activities that lead to new or better products, processes, and innovations that, without state assistance, may not occur.


A grant program that provides eligible businesses who create eligible internships reimbursent up to 50% of the amount paid to the intern, up to $5,000 per internship. Businesses that hire students receiving Federal Pell Grants may be awarded a grant of up to 75% of the amount paid to the intern and an additional $2,500 per internship.