Graef honored with Serial Innovator Award

George Graef

Left to right: Brad Roth, president of NUtech Ventures; UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman; George Graef, agronomy and horticulture professor; and Prem Paul, vice chancellor of Economic Development.

George Graef, professor of agronomy and horticulture, was honored with the NUtech Ventures Serial Innovator Award held at the 2015 Innovators Appreciation Luncheon on Oct. 6. The Serial Innovator Award recognizes an individual whose long-term success in innovation has made significant impact on University of Nebraska-Lincoln technology development and commercialization efforts, and whose innovations have extensive use in the marketplace. He received the award this year for his work developing high-yield soybean varieties that use inputs most efficiently. Graef’s soybean varieties have had significant market usage and can be found around the world. For more information about the event and award winners, click here. See also UNL Today.


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