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.

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Iowa State Named One of Six Public Research Universities as Finalists for 2018 Innovation & Economic Prosperity Universities Awards

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named six public research institutions as finalists for its sixth annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards. The winners will be announced at the association’s annual meeting, which will be held November 11-13 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The finalists — Colorado State University, Iowa State University, Montana State University, the University of New Mexico, North Carolina State University, and the...

Young Entrepreneur Convention to be Held in Ames on April 26-27, 2019

AMES, Iowa (November 5, 2018) – Established as one of Iowa’s largest entrepreneurial conferences, the Young Entrepreneur Convention will be held in Ames, Iowa April 26-27, 2019. This marks the first year the convention, which draws nearly 500 young entrepreneurs annually, will be held in Ames. The event will be hosted at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center and tickets will be $99. In its first three years, the Young Entrepreneur Convention has drawn nearly 1,500 entrepreneurs to central...

Nebullam awarded $100,000 in Demonstration Funds

AMES, Iowa (September 25, 2018) - The Iowa State University Startup Factory (SUF) today announced the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board has awarded Nebullam $100,000 in innovation funds as recommended by the Technology Commercialization Committee. Nebullam is a member of SUF’s cohort 2 which graduated from its year-long program in January 2018. Nebullam is a product-as-a-service company, providing High Pressure Aeroponics (HPA) growing units, paired with artificial intelligence....

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.7 Million to Spur Manufacturing Growth in Iowa

The following press release was originally posted on Sept. 20, 2018 via the U.S. Economic Development Administration WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.7 million grant to the Iowa State University Research Park of Ames, Iowa, to make critical infrastructure improvements needed to support a manufacturing test lab facility. According to grantee estimates, the project is expected to...


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