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Latest News

Iowa State University Research Park, Ames Bankers Trust, McFarland Clinic to co-host Business After Hours

Tue, Jun 5, 2018

The Ames Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours will be held at the Economic Development Core Facility in the ISU Research Park (ISURP) on June 28. Hosted by the ISURP, Ames Bankers Trust and McFarland Clinic, the event features food and drink from Provisions Lot F, live music from Royce Johns and a walking tour of the new McFarland Clinic and Lily Pad Learning Center facilities.

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Tractor Zoom Awarded $100,000 in Demonstration Funds

Tue, May 22, 2018

​The Iowa State University Startup Factory announced the Iowa Economic Development Authority board has awarded Tractor Zoom $100,000 in innovation funds. Tractor Zoom, an online and mobile app marketplace specifically for agricultural machinery auctions, is a member of SUF’s cohort 3 which will graduate from its year-long program during a special reception being held at the Economic Development Core Facility on June 21, 2018.

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McFarland Clinic Announces Opening Date for South Ames Location

Tue, May 15, 2018

​McFarland Clinic has announced an official opening date for their new location in the Research Park!

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Upcoming Events


See Yourself In Ames: Intern Event

5:00 - 8:00 p.m. / Research Park: Core Facility (1805 Collaboration Place)

The Research Park will be partnering with the Cultivation Corridor to host an event for Ames and Des Moines area interns.
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Business After Hours

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. / Research Park: Core Facility (1805 Collaboration Place)

​We are cohosting the Ames Chamber's popular networking event!

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