New stories are being written every day at Iowa State University Research Park.

Learn about Iowa State University Research Park innovations and achievements. Read the latest news from ISU Research Park and its tenants, from groundbreaking discoveries to new business announcements. Plus, check out ISU Research Park's calendar to see what events are coming up next. 

Latest News


Ag Startup Engine at ISU gets a boost

Tue, Mar 14, 2017

​​The Ag Startup Engine, an initiative at the Iowa State University Research Park, has attracted a major investment from Next Level Ventures, a Des Moines-based venture capital firm.

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Iowa State hosts its own Shark Tank

Fri, Mar 10, 2017

via Iowa State Daily

​The sharks waited in the tank as the Entrepreneurship and Innovation learning community hosted its seventh Annual Innovation Pitch Competition on Wednesday.

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Growth at ISU Research Park meets needs of employees, community

Thu, Mar 2, 2017

If you build it, they will come. It's a mantra that Iowa State University Research Park and university leaders have taken to heart, and it's working. 

The ISU Research Park is growing, and along with that growth, the research park is continuously adding amenities to meet the needs of companies hoping to attract and retain talented employees. Community outreach is an additional focus: the research park is a bridge between Iowa State and Ames and the central Iowa business community. With the number of employees at the research park expected to double over the next few years, this article explores the research park's current status and its plans for future growth.


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Upcoming Events


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4th Annual innovationIOWA Magazine Launch Party 2017

​Join us on April 5th for the launch party for the Business Record’s 4th annual innovationIOWA Magazine. Network with statewide leaders, hear visionaries reflect on the state’s innovative achievements, meet the next generation of leaders, and more. We will also learn who this year’s DuPont Pioneer innovationLEADER of the Year will be. The launch party will be held at the new Iowa State University Economic Development Core Facility, 1805 Collaboration Place, Ames, IA. Bring a guest and we hope to see you there!

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4th Annual innovationIOWA Magazine Launch Party 2017

​Join us on April 5th for the launch party for the Business Record’s 4th annual innovationIOWA Magazine. Network with statewide leaders, hear visionaries reflect on the state’s innovative achievements, meet the next generation of leaders, and more. We will also learn who this year’s DuPont Pioneer innovationLEADER of the Year will be. The launch party will be held at the new Iowa State University Economic Development Core Facility, 1805 Collaboration Place, Ames, IA. Bring a guest and we hope to see you there!

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4/28

Voorhees Supply Chain Conference

The Future of Supply Chain

​The Iowa State College of Business will be hosting the 25th annual Voorhees Supply Chain Conference on April 28, 2017. Learn about the future of supply chain with industry experts speaking on emerging technologies. Celebrate the anniversary of the premier Midwest supply chain conference by networking with supply chain professionals and reconnecting with Iowa State professors, students, and alumni! The fee for registration is $25 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the program, and includes breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon reception.

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