Iowa State University Research park
The Iowa State University Research Park (ISURP) is a growing technology community and incubator for new and expanding businesses, providing access to the vast array of resources available at Iowa State University: from talent pipeline management, to specialized equipment, to access to the research infrastructure. ISURP is a 400+ acre development serving an upwards of 90 tenant companies, with more than 800,000 square feet of developed building space. The statewide impact from companies with strong ties to ISURP cannot be overstated; five companies that started at ISURP have gone public and multiple others have enjoyed successful liquidity events. The current tenant roster boasts world headquarters locations for two publicly traded companies and major research and development facilities for 10 others.

 

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.

Vermeer Awarded Dealer’s Choice Award for 5th Time in 7 Years

Vermeer Awarded Dealer’s Choice Award for 5th Time in 7 Years

Vermeer Corporation was recently named as a 2019 Dealer’s Choice Award recipient by Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) within the Shortline Manufacturer category. Mindi Vanden Bosch with Vermeer says the Dealer’s Choice Awards are based on results from the EDA Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey, given annually to equipment dealers throughout the country.

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Workiva Wins Technical Innovation of the Year Award for Wdata

Workiva Wins Technical Innovation of the Year Award for Wdata

Workiva announced that Wdata won a Gold Stevie® Award for Technical Innovation of the Year and the People’s Choice Award for Big Data Solutions from The American Business Awards®. Workiva also won a Silver Stevie® Award for Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year and Bronze Stevie® Awards for Most Innovative Company of the Year and Software Company of the Year. The awards were presented at a gala ceremony in New York last night.

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Ag Startup Engine Makes Initial Investment in VetMeasure

Ag Startup Engine Makes Initial Investment in VetMeasure

“VetMeasure’s technology has the ability to dramatically improve an animal’s recovery rate through consistent, reliable health metrics. We’re excited to work with Ag Startup Engine because we’re confident that the harness will have an impact on animal and livestock health throughout the future,” said Kevin Maher, Founder and President of VetMeasure.

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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.