Iowa State University Research park

The ISU Research Park (ISURP) was founded to provide space and resources needed to advance science-based initiatives. Today, over 80 companies own or rent space in the Research Park — a number that’s constantly growing. The Research Park works with businesses from a variety of industries to improve economic development in Ames, across the state, and nation wide.

Beautiful Land Spring Market Set for June 1st

Beautiful Land Market, Ames’ premiere handmade and vintage pop-up market, is set to hold their newest pop-up event, a Spring Market, on Saturday, June 1st from 9am-4pm at the Vermeer Applied Technology Hub, 2710 South Loop Drive, in the ISU Research Park.

Proximity to Iowa State a Plus for Park Tenants

Since the dawn of the internet age some three decades ago, it has become increasingly more common for teams from distant corners of the globe to come together remotely. What was once novel is now commonplace. With access to an internet connection, a programmer in India can link with an engineer in Indiana and a product specialist in Innsbruck in real- time to push forward any imaginable product or project.

TMC Moves To Offer Interns More

Surrounded by firms focused to pushing the bounds of the technology of tomorrow, TMC’s satellite office in Ames may look a little out of place. The transportation company is focused on efficiently moving multi-ton flatbeds, packed with hard goods, across concrete and asphalt from sea-to-shining-sea. By contrast, by many of its neighbors in the Iowa State Research Park “push weight” by bouncing bits of data around the internet.

An Innovative Approach to STEM Education

Learning to design and build has always been a big part of early education. For centuries, children have been encouraged to explore their imagination with everything from simple blocks carved from wood in the early days to more recent innovations like Lincoln Logs, Legos and the Erector Set. As children enter elementary classrooms activities involving creating, building, and exploring have been often demphasized in favor or traditional math and science instruction. Recently there has been a new movement for including project-based STEM and engineering activities at the earliest grade levels.

IEDA awards funding to four startups

IEDA awards funding to four startups

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board has approved innovation funding for four startups located in Ames, Davenport, Prole and Coralville.

In total, the IEDA awarded $800,000 in funding. Here are the four startups that received funding:

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Workiva to Present at Needham Emerging Technology Conference

Workiva to Present at Needham Emerging Technology Conference

AMES, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Workiva (NYSE:WK), the leading cloud provider of connected data, reporting and compliance solutions, today announces its planned participation at the Needham Emerging Technology Conference on May 22, 2019 in New York, N.Y.Stuart Miller, Workiva Chief Financial Officer, plans to present at 10:20 a.m. Eastern Time.The presentation will be webcast live, and an archive of the presentation will be available for a limited time under the “News and Events” section on the company’s investor relations website investor.workiva.com.

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Sanders named new ISU Research Park president

Sanders named new ISU Research Park president

The following article originally appeared on May 7, 2019 via the Ames Tribune, by Robbie Sequeira, Staff Writer In a journey that included a few managerial roles with a minor league baseball club in Birmingham, Ala. and a ice hockey club in Montana and serving as a...

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CAREERS

Find your next career right here. ISU Research Park provides you an opportunity to work in the growing field of science & technology.

There are currently 63 positions available with ISURP tenants.

Expand your capabilities with collaborative relationships available through the Iowa State University Research Park.

ISU Research Park’s established network allows you to simplify your own business model, exchange ideas, and grow in your industry.