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.
Billi Hunt Named Executive Director of the Cultivation Corridor
Wed, Jan 31, 2018
The Cultivation Corridor announced Billi Hunt has been named Executive Director. Hunt joins the
Cultivation Corridor after working as the Government Affairs Manager — U.S.
Central Region for DuPont. The U.S. Central Region includes Iowa, Indiana,
Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. In this role, she
supported DuPont’s global business through state-level advocacy, public policy
initiatives and government-related business collaborations.
Prior to her role in government affairs, Hunt worked with Optimum
Quality Grains, L.L.C., a DuPont/Pioneer joint venture. She also worked for the
Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce (prior to the organization’s evolution
into the Greater Des Moines Partnership) as the Agriculture Coordinator. Read More »
Collaborations are afoot in the ISU Research Park
Tue, Jan 9, 2018
Park-based companies partner in a joint effort to relieve foot pain
The Iowa State University Research Park (ISURP) is home to a diverse, innovative community of
startups, small-staff operations, growing entrepreneurial ventures and
corporations with multiple locations worldwide. Yet, as diverse as the
companies may be, growing partnerships are taking place among some of the
park’s companies. Take for example Lifestream Clinic and The Oh Ball who have come together in a joint effort to relieve
Learn more about their unique collaboration that will be a game-changer for people who are suffering from foot pain and are seeking relief, and for practitioners who are in need of a new method of
getting a handle on their patients’ pain. Read More »
Iowa State University Startup Factory Announces Its Fourth Cohort, Launch of the Startup Factory Network, Inaugural Cohort
Thu, Jan 4, 2018
The Iowa State University Startup Factory announced its fourth cohort of entrepreneurs to enter the Ames-based program and the launch of the Startup Factory Network and its inaugural cohort. Twelve teams will participate in ISU Startup Factory’s fourth cohort and 11 teams comprise the Startup Factory Network cohort. Read More »
CEO Academy: Talent Potholes for Early Stage Companies Featuring Jon Leafstedt
Join the Iowa State Startup
Factory and Research Park for our CEO Academy for startups featuring Jon
Leafstedt, Managing Partner Kincannon & Reed. Jon will discuss strategies for early-stage companies to help them navigate around the "talent potholes" they face. The event will be held at the Economic Development Core Facility on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 12-1 p.m. Space is limited; sign-up is required. Read More »
Partnering For Growth: Biotech Innovation Showcase & Forum
Partnering for Growth features an investor conference and industry forum that joins innovators, investors and biotech leaders together over the course of a day and a half. Read More »