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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

ISU College of Business: Pitch Competition for Business Week

Fri, Sep 15, 2017

​The College of Business will be holding their final event for Business Week here at the Core Facility! A Pitch Competition will be held from 1-4 PM.

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Columbus VC firm Drive Capital is exposed to Iowa

Wed, Sep 13, 2017

​The ISU Research Park hosted Drive Capital—a Columbus-based Venture Capital firm—on Tuesday in an effort to expose venture capital firms from outside of Iowa, to what’s happening inside the state.

Drive Capital is the largest venture capital firm in the Midwest and focuses on investing in Midwest startups. It launched a $250 million fund in 2014 and a $300 million fund in 2016. The meet and greet was to connect local community leaders and entrepreneurs in the startup community who are actively raising capital, with Drive Capital.

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ISU Research Park attains LEED Gold Certification at Economic Development Core Facility

Tue, Sep 12, 2017

​​The ISU Research Park today announced that the Economic Development Core Facility has been awarded LEED® Gold certification. 

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Upcoming Events


ISU Research Park Blood Drive

​In partner with LifeServe Blood Center, the ISU Research Park is hosting a blood drive! The LifeServe Bloodmobile will the parked outside the ISU Economic Development Core Facility, and everyone is welcome to donate! Schedule an appointment with LifeServe and help us reach out goal of 16 donations!

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October 6-8, 2017

Students from all around the midwest will be spending the weekend building everything from their first website, to drones you can fly with your wrist, and we'd love it if you joined!

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