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.

Upcoming Events

Thu 30

Kent Innovation Office in the ISU Research Park – Open House

August 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2501 North Loop Dr.
Ames IA 50010
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Oct 19

HackISU

October 19 - October 21
2710 S Loop Dr
Ames IA 50010
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Silicon Valley Experience Helps Drive ISU Economic Development

Bill Adamowski isn’t one to back down from a challenge. Since graduating from Syracuse University in the late 1980’s, he has been presented with plenty of “resume building” opportunities in a variety of capacities in organizations large and small. From his work as a computer programmer serving a massive United States Department of Defense contract right out of college to a variety of consulting and executive positions at Fortune 500 companies and the launch – and profitable spin-off – of...

Vermeer-ISU Relationship Proves Mutually Beneficial

As an Iowa-based company, Vermeer Manufacturing has always had a close relationship with Iowa State University. And in recent years, that relationship has only grown closer as Vermeer has established a physical presence in Ames, just minutes from where its next generation of leaders is getting its schooling. Founded in Pella in 1948, today Vermeer supplies the world with an array of agriculture, construction, surface mining, tree care, organic recycling, and wood waste processing equipment....

Ensoft: Managing the Digital Age

The digital age, with all its complexity, began at Iowa State University in 1942 when ISU physics professor John Atanasoff and assistant Clifford Berry built the “ABC” (Atanasoff Berry Computer), the world’s first digital electronic computer – to save them the trouble of cranking out calculations on a simple adding machine. Managing the world’s digital complexity is the mission of another ISU professor, Suraj Kothari, and EnSoft Corp., the company he founded in the Iowa State University...

Workiva Named Among the 2018 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE

AMES, Iowa - June 26, 2018 -- Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leader in data collaboration, reporting and compliance solutions, today announces that it has been ranked number 57 on the 2018 Best Workplaces for Millennials list by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE. “More than 65 percent of our employees are millennials, so it’s important that we offer an environment that fits the way people want to work today,” said Marty Vanderploeg, CEO of Workiva. Workiva was selected for its state-of-the art...
Vermeer-ISU Relationship Proves Mutually Beneficial

Vermeer-ISU Relationship Proves Mutually Beneficial

As an Iowa-based company, Vermeer Manufacturing has always had a close relationship with Iowa State University. And in recent years, that relationship has only grown closer as Vermeer has established a physical presence in Ames, just minutes from where its next...

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Ensoft: Managing the Digital Age

Ensoft: Managing the Digital Age

The digital age, with all its complexity, began at Iowa State University in 1942 when ISU physics professor John Atanasoff and assistant Clifford Berry built the “ABC” (Atanasoff Berry Computer), the world’s first digital electronic computer – to save them the trouble...

read more

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.

BENEFITS OF THE PARK

The ISU Research Park can connect you with resources, staff, funding, facilities and more.

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.