Cygnet announces first sale of their innovative bike-share system

Wed, Jul 12, 2017

Startup Factory, LLC

​Cygnet, a bike-share company that provides a scalable solution for communities of all sizes, today announced it has signed a contract with the Clinton Convention and Visitors Bureau. The order, for a 20-bike sharing system, marks the first sale for Cygnet, a startup company within the ISU Startup Factory in the ISU Research Park.

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Iowa State University Startup Factory Announces Third Cohort

Tue, Jul 11, 2017

Startup Factory, LLC

​Iowa State University Startup Factory today announced its third cohort of entrepreneurs. The ISU Startup Factory is a 52-week intensive program housed at the Iowa State University Research Park that provides a new avenue for students, faculty, and staff to create technology-based businesses. Read more about the 11 companies in the cohort.

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Provisions Lot F opens in ISU Research Park

Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

Provisions Lot F, a spinoff of The Cafe in north Ames, opened its doors to the public Monday. The restaurant, named after the plot of land the new building sits on, features sit-down lunch and dinner service, a full bar, coffee and a bakery, just like its sister restaurant

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Veridian Credit Union joins the Ag Startup Engine Effort

Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The Ag Startup Engine (ASE), located at the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park, announced Veridian Credit Union (Veridian) has joined the effort to bring education, mentoring, and financing resources to Iowa entrepreneurs and startups focused on agriculture technologies. Veridian joins Hertz Farm Management, Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa, Next Level Ventures, Summit Agricultural Group, Ag Leader Technologies, Ag Ventures Alliance, and Peoples Company as the eighth member of the ASE.

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A sneak peek at Ames Racquet and Fitness’ new south location

Fri, Jul 7, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

Ames Racquet and Fitness is putting the last touches on its new south location in the Iowa State University Research Park before its grand opening next month.

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Nebullam announces two new board members and advisor

Mon, Jun 26, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

Nebullam, L.L.C., located in the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park, announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors, as well as one new advisor.Nebullam, which is currently in the ISU Startup Factory’s 52-week super accelerator program, combines aeroponics and machine learning technologies for crop and micro-green producers. Founded in 2016 by Danen Pool, and ISU alumni Clayton Mooney and Mahmoud Parto, the company is currently conducting paid pilot projects, with plans to transition to commercial agreements by the end of 2018.


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ISU Research Park Perks and Possibilities

Wed, Jun 21, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

In an ongoing effort to meet the needs of a rapidly growing community, the ISU Research Park has been undergoing transformations that are making waves. The construction of an outdoor green space and an array of amenities are predicted to enhance the work and leisure lives of the Research Park tenants, future tenants and those in the community. The expansion will increase Ames’ and the park’s attractiveness as a possible destination for young professionals, and companies.

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Research Park hosts colleagues

Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Officials at the UI's Research Park hosted a first-of-its-kind event last week.

They hope the impact is felt around the country, maybe even the world. They brought in people from research parks around the country and Canada.

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Culhane reports on Ames Economic Development Commission annual summary

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Iowa State Daily reporter Maggie Curry covered the Ames City Council Meeting on June 13, 2017 where economic development was a topic. As part of the agenda, president of the Ames Chamber of Commerce Dan Culhane presented the Ames Economic Development Commission annual summary.

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Ag Startup Engine continues to gain traction

Wed, Jun 14, 2017

​The Ag Startup Engine, a new initiative at the Iowa State University Research Park, continues to attract firms and organizations to join and invest in its future. The business incubator was created last year to help address two fundamental gaps that prevent ag business startups and entrepreneurs from being more successful in Iowa: a lack of early-stage investment funding and a need for organized mentorship from successful Iowa and Midwest entrepreneurs.

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The Ag Startup Engine Announces Initial Investment in Nebullam and Follow-on Investment in Performance Livestock Analytics

Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Ag Startup Engine (ASE), located at the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park, announced that it has made an initial seed investment in Nebullam, an aeroponic and machine learning technology company for crop producers. Nebullam is a member of the 52-week ISU Startup Factory Program.

The ASE has also made a follow-on investment in Performance Livestock Analytics (PLA), a cloud-based application aimed at bringing solutions to livestock producers.

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Workiva: Best Places to Work in IT Employer Profile

Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Workiva

​Workiva was recently ranked 13 of 20 Best Places to Work in IT by Computerworld Magazine.

Read more about what makes Workiva an extraordinary workplace for IT professionals.

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Workiva Named One of the Best Places to Work in IT by Computerworld

Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Workiva

​Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leading provider of solutions for enterprise productivity, announces today that it has been named one of the Best Places to Work in IT by Computerworld magazine. Workiva ranked 13 of 20 midsized companies that made this year's list.

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Cyclists race through downtown for inaugural Ames Grand Prix

Sat, Jun 10, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The Ames Main Street district was full of a different kind of pedaler on Saturday.

Cyclists and spectators crowded downtown Ames for the inaugural Main Street Criterium, the first of two days of cycle racing in what is expected to become an annual event. 

The first day of Ames Grand Prix featured The Main Street Criterium, a series of eight races with about 300 cyclists of varying levels of competition involving men, women and children. Races began every 30 minutes with the start and finish line in front of Skunk River Cycles, 308 Main St.

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Bikers to race in Ames this weekend for Grand Prix

Fri, Jun 9, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Cyclists from all over central Iowa will flock to Ames this weekend for the Ames Grand Prix. 

The races will take place on two different tracks. The Ames Main Street Criterium on June 10, and the Iowa State University Research Park Circuit on June 11.

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Hertz Associated Ltd. and Hertz Farm Management Join Ag Startup Engine Effort

Thu, Jun 1, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Hertz Associates Ltd. and Hertz Farm Management (Hertz) have joined forces with the Ag Startup Engine (ASE) at the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park to bring education, mentoring, and financing resources to young Iowa entrepreneurs and startups focused on agriculture technologies.

The Ag Startup Engine effort was launched two years ago to help address two fundamental gaps that prevent agricultural startups and entrepreneurs from being more successful in Iowa: early seed stage investment and organized mentorship from successful Iowan and Midwestern entrepreneurs.

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A Fresh Perspective on Farming

Wed, May 24, 2017

Smart Ag

​​Colin Hurd has developed a knack for bringing the gritty world of farming harmoniously together with the white collar life of the entrepreneur. As comfortable in the glow from his laptop as he is working under a massive tractor, Colin is carving out a reputation for successfully applying the startup mindset to one of the world’s oldest trades.

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A Transformative Technology

Tue, May 23, 2017

SAFI-Tech (Affiliate)

​​While SAFI-Tech, one of the first members of the Iowa State University Startup Factory, has made some pretty big waves with the release of its revolutionary product, the team’s approach to science isn’t overly sophisticated. SAFI-Tech leaders Martin Thuo, Ian Tevis, and Jiahao Chen are committed to driving innovation in a way that is practical, sustainable, inexpensive and all about solving problems. SAFI-Tech’s first product is checking all of those boxes. 

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To Foster Closer Research Ties, John Deere ‘Embeds’ Scientists on ISU Campus

Tue, May 23, 2017

Deere & Company

​Recent industry-sponsored research arrangements at U.S. institutions show how close some schools are getting to their corporate partners, embracing varying versions of an embedding model that involves industry developing a branded presence on campus – often with corporate researchers working alongside faculty innovators or company-named centers for research collaboration.

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Des Moines Based TMC Transportation Opens Extension Office in Ames

Wed, May 17, 2017

TMC Transportation

​Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, the nation’s largest employee-owned open deck transportation company, TMC Transportation, recently opened a new location at the Iowa State University Research Park in Ames, Iowa. 

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Iowa State community joins in Bike to Work breakfasts

Wed, May 17, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Tuesday’s morning was windy at the second Bike to Work Week breakfast. Breakfast was set up underneath a large tent and table, the slogan “Ames Bicycle Coalition” in front of the table and flags that read “Iowa State University Research Park” on either side. 

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Ames-based Farmland Startup Opens to Public

Tue, May 16, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​An Iowa State University Research Park-based startup that aggregates available farmland for sale launched for public use Tuesday.

Terva uses publicly available farmland data such as aerial maps, recent sales and corn suitability ratings in one interface to help farmers make decisions when buying land and alerts them when new plots become available. It also works to connect potential buyers or renters with agricultural realtors.

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City of Ames to host Bike to Work Week events

Mon, May 15, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Bike to Work Week festivities are starting this week in Ames – riding bikes to work and getting rewarded with breakfast. All breakfasts will be 7-9 a.m. at multiple locations throughout Ames. It’s a chance to exercise, learn safe riding knowledge and live a sustainable life. Check out the day and location of activities being held over this Bike to Work Week.

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McFarland Clinic Breaks Ground for new ISU Research Park location

Fri, May 12, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Representatives of McFarland Clinic, LilyPad Learning Center, ISU Research Park, Ames Chamber of Commerce, Woodruff Construction, LLC and Roseland, Mackey, Harris Architects PC broke ground May 11 for McFarland Clinic’s newest Ames location at the ISU Research Park. LilyPad Learning Center, with locations in Huxley and Madrid, will lease 9,300 square feet of space in the new McFarland facility and begin offering new childcare programs in Ames.

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Registration open for Ames cycling race

Fri, May 12, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Registration opened Thursday for the Ames Grand Prix on June 10, the second in the three weekends for the Iowa Memorial Cup Race Series (IMCRS).

The Iowa Memorial Cup Race Series (IMCRS) provides a connection between bicycle racing, bicycle advocacy and communities to improve awareness of safety for future cyclists and showcase the unique racing opportunities across the state.

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Research Park, local businesses kick off busy summer of construction

Fri, May 12, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​McFarland Clinic broke ground on its new south Ames location Thursday, kicking off a busy summer of construction and commercial activity in the Iowa State University Research Park this summer.

The 33,000-square-foot building is set to open in summer 2018 and will add sports medicine to the clinic’s current offerings around the city. McFarland Clinic is also leasing some of the building to Lily Pad Learning Center, a day care and preschool program based out of Huxley.

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A Novel Approach to Wastewater Treatment

Wed, May 3, 2017

Gross-Wen Technologies

While most look across an algae covered pond and see a mess, Dr. Martin Gross and business partner Dr. Zhiyou Wen see magic. That is because the two, who founded Gross Wen Technologies (GWT) in 2013, have developed a system that uses algae to treat wastewater.

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Ag Startup Engine is advancing agriculture in Iowa

Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The Ag Startup Engine is a systematic program designed to guide agricultural entrepreneurs toward success with the help of business professionals and financial support. The program works alongside the ISU Startup Factory, a broader initiative that works to foster technology-based businesses with Iowa State students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

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Ames, GlobalVetLINK take home top honors at state tech awards

Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The city of Ames was named the state’s technology community of the year by the Technology Association of Iowa at the 2017 Prometheus Awards held on April 20th. Ames-based animal health company GlobalVetLINK took home two awards as the agricultural technology company and small- to mid-size company of the year.

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ISU’s Ag Startup Engine Partners With The Iowa Farm Bureau Restore Rural Iowa Program

Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Iowa Farm Bureau’s statewide development initiative, Renew Rural Iowa (RRIA), has teamed up with the Ag Startup Engine (ASE) at the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park to bring education, mentoring and financing resources to Iowa entrepreneurs. The announcement comes only a few weeks after a Des Moines-based capital firm, Next Level Ventures, joined the ASE efforts.

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New airport hangar plays a key role in Ames’ economic development tool kit

Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Iowa State University Office of Economic Development & Industry Relations (EDIR)

​Members of the community came in droves Saturday to celebrate the official opening of the new 11,400-square-foot Ames Municipal Airport Hangar and to welcome the airport’s new fixed base operator, Central Iowa Air Service. 

The ribbon-cutting ceremony, held for the new $1.1 million hangar, marks the completion of Phase I of a multi-phased airport modernization project. Phase II includes construction of a new 6,900-square-foot terminal.

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Ag Startup Engine to Drive Entrepreneurship in Central Iowa

Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Located in the ISU Research Park, the Ag Startup Engine is an accelerator to be utilized by agricultural entrepreneurs, and create a structured pathway to financing new business ventures.

“The primary goal is to fill a gap between when an entrepreneur has an idea and is beginning to develop the business, and trying to provide both funding and a mentoring structure for helping them to get to the point of being investment ready,” said Kevin Kimle, co-director of the Ag Startup Engine and director of the Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative. Read More »

Ames named among top cities for entrepreneurs

Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

In a recent ranking by the community research resource site Livability.com, Ames was ranked eighth out of the top 50 cities for entrepreneurs in 2017. In this Ames Tribune article,staff writer Grayson Schmidt sits down with ISU Research Park Director Steve Carter and ISU Senior and Entrepreneur Club President Brendon Geils to talk about the assets and activities within the community that are worthy of the attention.

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Renew Rural Iowa backs Ag Startup Engine

Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Renew Rural Iowa has joined backers of the Ag Startup Engine at the Iowa State University Research Park, joining Next Level Ventures and founding members Summit Agricultural Group, Ag Leader Technologies, Ag Ventures Alliance, and Peoples Co.

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20 students selected for third year of Vermeer International Leadership Program

Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Vermeer Corporation

​A unique leadership program takes Iowa State University students beyond the classroom to better understand leadership and global challenges – such as clean drinking water, poverty and food insecurity – and the impact for international corporations.

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20 students selected for third year of Vermeer International Leadership Program

Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Vermeer Corporation

​A unique leadership program takes Iowa State University students beyond the classroom to better understand leadership and global challenges – such as clean drinking water, poverty and food insecurity – and the impact for international corporations.

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Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa program partners with Iowa State University Research Park's Ag Startup Engine

Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa (RRIA), a statewide economic development initiative done in partnership with Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa, Iowa Agriculture Finance Corp., and CIPCO, has teamed up with the Ag Startup Engine (ASE) at the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park to bring education, mentoring, and financing resources to young Iowa entrepreneurs.

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Ag Startup Engine at ISU gets a boost

Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Iowa State University Research Foundation

​​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

Iowa State University Office of Economic Development & Industry Relations (EDIR)

​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

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

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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Students’ efforts attract new partners to Ames High School Business Engagement Collaborative

Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The Ames High School Business Engagement Collaborative, designed by Vicki Hales, Ames High School business teacher in cooperation with Alison Doyle, Marketing Director of the Iowa State University Research Park, takes students beyond the classroom to gain experience working with businesses to learn entrepreneurship, communication and project management in authentic business settings. The students are getting noticed for the quality of work they'e providing through more than 30 projects for nearly 20 business partners. 

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John Deere to Open Strategic Technology Office at Iowa State University

Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Deere & Company

​AMES, Iowa (February 21, 2017) – Deere & Company has opened a strategic technology office in the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park, growing its on-campus presence in recognition of the world-class research, education, and talent development capabilities at Iowa State.

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iSEEK Corporation Announces ShapeID

Mon, Feb 20, 2017

iSEEK Corporation

​iSEEK Corporation announces ShapeID, a new shape code so condensed that it can fit within the small format of Quick Read (QR) codes or embedded technologies such as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). The compact shape code retains high precision to differentiate even minor differences in shape.

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ISU Research Park, tenants receive awards and honors

Thu, Feb 9, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The ISU Research Park and some tenants were recently recipients of awards and honors, as reported by the Des Moines Register.

The Iowa State University Research Park and Vermeer (along with City of Ames, Ditch Witch, Mary Greeley Medical Center and Story County) were recipients of Economic Impact awards.

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McFarland Clinic and ISU Research Park Announce Plans for New Health Care and Child Care Facility

Wed, Feb 8, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​McFarland Clinic announced plans to purchase land and construct a facility at the ISU Research Park. The Clinic is in the final stages of a purchase agreement with the ISU Research Park with plans to break ground by June of 2017. The proposed facility would open in Spring 2018.

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IowaBio accepting registrations for Partnering For Growth 2017

Fri, Feb 3, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Registrations are open for Partnering for Growth 2017, scheduled for March 21-22. The event features an investor conference and industry forum that joins innovators, investors and biotech leaders together over the course of a day and a half. It is a premier event for learning, investing and networking with various sectors of the biotech industry. 

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Conservation Board unveils plans for Research Park nature area

Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The Story County Conservation Board on Tuesday revealed its plans to create a multi-use nature park within an unused area in the Iowa State University Research Park over the next several years.

The Tedesco Environmental Learning Corridor, which would be on the roughly 30 acres between Workiva's location and the Economic Core Development Facility inside the ISU Research Park, is projected to cost around $4 million over three years, County Conservation director Mike Cox said.

The proposed park would be named after conservation board member and former Ames Mayor Ted Tedesco, who backed the project from its inception. He said the park would emphasize the "four C's:" collaboration between ISU, local conservationists and other groups, cooperation, conservation and connectivity to the High Trestle Bridge Trail.


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Workiva Endows Prometheus Award for Large Technology Company

Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Workiva

​The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI), announced that Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions for improving productivity, accountability and insight into business data, will endow TAI’s Prometheus Award for Large Technology Company of the Year, the highest honor awarded at the ceremony.

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Open House for new park at the Iowa State University Research Park

Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Story County Conservation invites the public to attend an open house for the ISU Research Park Greenbelt on Tuesday, January 31 at the Core Facility, 1805 Collaboration Place, Ames, IA 50010. 

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StartUp Factory welcomes second cohort

Wed, Dec 28, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

The StartUp Factory, a business incubator based in the Iowa State University Research Park, will welcome 12 developing companies into its program next month. Dan Mika, staff writer with the Ames Tribune sits down with Bill Adamowski to discuss how the StartUp Factory is growing successful businesses in the Iowa State University Research Park.

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Iowa State University StartUp Factory Announces Second Cohort

Thu, Dec 22, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​Iowa State University StartUp Factory today announced its second cohort of entrepreneurs. The ISU StartUp Factory is a 52-week intensive program housed at the Iowa State University Research Park that provides a new avenue for students, faculty, and staff to create technology based businesses. The second StartUp Factory cohort begins January 10, 2017.

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ISU StartUp Factory company takes on the mitigation of nitrogen and phosphorus to address a global water quality issue

Mon, Dec 12, 2016

Gross-Wen Technologies

​As Iowa State University researchers Dr. Martin Gross and Dr. Zhiyou Wen worked in their lab to develop an algal growth technology to create algal biomass, they never imagined that what they developed would also solve a problem much bigger and way beyond the original scope of their initial project

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Jason Andringa of Vermeer Corporation Elected a Director of Equipment Manufacturers Trade Group

Mon, Dec 12, 2016

Vermeer Corporation

​Vermeer Corporation President and CEO Jason Andringa has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the North American-based international trade group for the off-road equipment manufacturing industry (agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors).

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Boehringer Ingelheim Puts Down Roots in ISU Research Park

Fri, Dec 9, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

​​​It would have been hard for Dr. Mike Roof to envision where he is today, considering his modest beginnings in the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park. More than two decades ago, as a graduate student at Iowa State, Roof was one of the scientists working on a breakthrough salmonella vaccine for pigs.

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ISU Research Park, Story County Conservation approve community park in new development

Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The Iowa State University Research Park (ISURP) and the Story County Conservation Board have entered into a partnership for the development of a community green space to be located in the latest phase of the research park’s expansion. 

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​Boehringer Inglheim Named to Science Magazine’s Top Employer List​

Sun, Nov 27, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

​​Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that it has been named a top employer in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry by Science magazine. The Company was listed among only 20 companies, noting its performance in areas such as financial strength, easy adaptation to change and a research-driven environment.

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ISU StartUp Factory cohort member Gross-Wen Technologies receives $25,000 POCR award

Tue, Nov 22, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​The Iowa State University StartUp Factory today announced the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board awarded Gross-Wen Technologies, LLC (GWT) a $25,000 Proof of Commercial Relevance (POCR) award for hiring key personnel, product refinement and IP development and evaluation. GWT is a cohort member in the ISU StartUp Factory, housed at the Iowa State University Research Park.

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Boehringer Ingelheim building at ISU Research Park wins design award

Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

​​OPN received an excellence in architecture award from the AIA Central States Region at the annual convention in Kansas on Oct. 20. The firm was honored for their design of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.’s corporate research and development facility at the Research Park campus in Ames, Iowa.

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SAFI-Tech presented Best Technical Development Materials Award

Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​SAFI-Tech, a member of the ISU Start Up Factory cohort, was one of three companies awarded for achievements in developing and commercializing printed electronics technologies during the 2016 IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA awards ceremony in Santa Clara. SAFI-Tech won Best Technical Development Materials for their development of supercooled metal inks.

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CFIA Approves GlobalVetLINK’s Electronic EIA Certification System

Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) announced that its electronic Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) certificate system, EquusLINK™, is now approved for use in Canada by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

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Performance Livestock Analytics Establishes Presence in Iowa State University Research Park

Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

Performance Livestock Analytics has relocated their corporate headquarters from Osage to Ames establishing itself in the Iowa State University Research Park as part of the Ag Startup Engine and ISU Startup Factory. The move will enable the company to more readily engage with Iowa State's networks, resources and Iowa State student interns, providing the company a platform for continued growth.

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Iowa State PhD Candidate Jennifer Chang Receives Collegian Innovation and Leadership Award

Fri, Nov 11, 2016

Complex Computation LLC

​Jennifer Chang was awarded the Collegian Innovation and Leadership award and a $2,500 scholarship at the 2016 Iowa Women of Innovation awards ceremony held at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center on Nov. 10. Chang was recognized in her field for her academic achievement, inventiveness, creativity and extra-curricular activities. 

Chang's startup company, Complex Computation, is a cohort member in the ISU StartUP Factory.

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Chang named as finalist in 2016 Iowa Women of Innovation Awards

Tue, Nov 8, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​Jennifer Chang, co-founder and software developer, Complex Computations, a cohort member within the ISU StartUp Factory, has been named as a finalist in the 2016 Iowa Women of Innovation Awards, presented by the Technology Association of Iowa. The awards recognize and celebrate women in business, government or academia who are leaders in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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2016 Holiday Lucky Star Market comes to the ISU Research Park

Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The Iowa State University Research Park and Lucky Star Market today announced they will partner for Lucky Star's Holiday Pop-up Market at the ISU Economic Development Core Facility.

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Iowa State University Research Park Partners with Lucky Star Market

Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The Holiday Market for Lucky Star will be held at the Economic Development Core Facility 

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Merck partner NewLink grabs up to $76M in Ebola vax funding from feds

Wed, Oct 26, 2016

NewLink Genetics Corp.

​On the heels of crushing Phase III results for its pancreatic cancer candidate, NewLink Genetics has won a lifeline from the U.S. government. The biotech nabbed up to $76 million in BARDA funding to advance its Merck-licensed Ebola vaccine.

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Doyle receives IEBA Service to Business Education Award

Tue, Oct 25, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Alison Doyle, with the ISU Research Park has been honored with a “Service to Business Education” award by the Iowa Business Education Association (IBEA) in recognition of her major contributions to business education in the State of Iowa.

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ISU StartUp Factory companies hit $2M milestone

Fri, Oct 14, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​Just 16 weeks into its 52-week program, the inaugural class at the ISU StartUp Factory has collectively raised $2 million in private capital, twice the $1 million goal set by the program for its startups to raise by the end of the yearlong program.

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Vermeer looks to strengthen relationship with ISU through new hub

Fri, Oct 14, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​The Vermeer Applied Technology Hub "Premiere" grand opening event is featured in an October 14, 2016 article in the Iowa State Daily.

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Vermeer celebrates new tech hub in Research Park

Thu, Oct 13, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​The public-private partnership with Iowa State University provides Vermeer a pipeline of future workforce talent. Read the full article featured in the Ames Tribune.

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ISU real estate startup secures $25,000 from state

Thu, Oct 6, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​Structurely, which gathers and reports on-demand housing price data to users, secured a $25,000 award from the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Proof of Commercial Relevance fund. 

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Iowa State University Startup Factory and Vermeer Corporation team up for Premiere event

Wed, Oct 5, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​AMES – Iowa State University StartUp Factory and Vermeer Corporation will host the “Vermeer Applied Technology Hub Premiere: A Collaborative Technology Showcase” on Thursday, October 13, from 4-6 p.m. at the Vermeer Applied Technology Hub in Ames.

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ISU StartUp Factory cohort member Structurely receives $25,000 POCR award

Tue, Oct 4, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board awarded Structurely a $25,000 Proof of Commercial Relevance (POCR) award last month for IP development and evaluation and proof of concept work. Structurely is a cohort member in the ISU StartUp Factory, housed in the Iowa State University Research Park.

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NewLink awarded $25 million contract for Ebola Zaire vaccine

Tue, Oct 4, 2016

NewLink Genetics Corp.

​After successful initial trials, Ames-based NewLink Genetics will continue development on the Ebola Zaire vaccine (designated V920), thanks to a $25 million contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

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Workiva Wins Silver Stevie® Award for Employer of the Year Among Large Software Companies

Mon, Oct 3, 2016

Workiva

​Workiva (NYSE:  WK), a leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions for improving productivity, accountability and insight in business data, won a Silver Stevie®Award for Employer of the Year in the large software company category at the Stevie Awards for Great Employers gala ceremony on September 30, in New York, NY.

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Adamowski brings a little Silicon Valley to Iowa

Sat, Sep 24, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​Bill Adamowski has spent the last three decades or so leading multi-million dollar companies, but he’s making his next big startup play right here in Ames with the ISU Startup Factory.

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Ames City Council discusses new bike trails, outdoor dining ordinances

Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Cox and Rick Sanders, Story County supervisor, spoke to the council about connecting trails at three points in Ames: by Ada Hayden Park, the ISU Research Park and near the Highway 30 and 35 exits.

The goal is to connect the High Trestle and the Heart of Iowa bike trails to bike trails in Ames.

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Workiva Named One of the Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine

Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Workiva

​Workiva, creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, ranked number 55 on the 100 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine. The recognition is based on employees' assessments of communications with management, development and training opportunities and support for work-life balance, among other factors.  

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The Next Step Challenge

Mon, Sep 12, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

If you're looking for a little friendly competition to jumpstart a positive lifestyle change, look no further than The Next Step Challenge! 

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ISU StartUp Factory Announces Call for Applications for the 2017 Cohort

Fri, Sep 9, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​The Iowa State University (ISU) StartUp Factory today announced they will begin accepting applications for their second cohort starting September 9, 2016 with a closing deadline of October 21, 2016. 

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Ames biotech company gets $100,000 grant from USDA

Wed, Sep 7, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The USDA announced a $100,000 R&D grant for ISU StartUp Factory cohort member, Gross-Wen Technologies

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Algal Wastewater Treatment Lab

Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​ISU StartUp Factory cohort member Gross-Wen Technologies is highlighted for their mobile algal wastewater treatment lab, which contains a pilot-scale algal treatment system. The mobile lab is capable of treating wastewater at municipal treatment facilities and industries producing large volumes of wastewater.

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ISU StartUp Factory’s $200,000 capital investment award validates a vision

Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​Iowa State University's StartUp Factory receives a $200,000 State of Iowa Entrepreneurial Investment Awards program (EIA) grant. The award provides financial support to entrepreneurial assistance providers who are working to help entrepreneurs and startup companies build their businesses in Iowa.

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ISU Research Park and ISU StartUp Factory awarded $200,000 grant

Fri, Aug 19, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

ISU Research Park was awarded a $200,000 grant for the StartUp Factory from the Entrepreneurial Investment Awards program

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ISU professor, researchers develop cold solder technique

Fri, Aug 12, 2016

SAFI-Tech (Affiliate)

A professor and two post-doctorate researchers at Iowa State University have secured a patent for a no-heat soldering technique almost as simple as using glue.

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Iowa State Researchers Develop No-Heat Liquid Solder

Tue, Aug 9, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

​At-home electronic repair could soon become easier if a new liquid solder developed at Iowa State University hits the market.

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Pella Corp. acquires Reilly Windows & Doors

Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Pella Corporation

​Pella-based window and door manufacturer Pella Corp. announced it is acquiring Reilly Windows & Doors, a manufacturer and designer of custom window walls and doors based in New York, effective Aug. 1.

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NewLink gains fast-track support for Ebola vaccine

Wed, Jul 27, 2016

NewLink Genetics Corp.

​Ames-based biopharmaceutical company NewLink Genetics has secured fast-track priority from U.S. and European drug regulators for a potential Ebola vaccine.

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CyRide Brown Route Change

Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​CyRide Brown route stops have been changed to accommodate the new Iowa State University Economic Development Core Facility.  Brown route change effective August 15th.  

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Developing the Future: the ISU Research Park

Wed, Jul 13, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The ISU Research Park (ISURP), nestled on 400 acres of land just south of Interstate 30, is the spigot that will flood the corridor with that economic growth and innovation – and the water pressure has been slowly building for years, unbeknownst to many Ames residents.

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Startup Engine to foster innovation

Wed, Jul 13, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​“Ag Startup Engine” is a new initiative at Iowa State University Research Park in Ames, created to foster agricultural entrepreneurs, business startups, innovations and technology transfer. 

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100 Best Workplaces for Millennials

Tue, Jul 5, 2016

Workiva

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ISU proposes entrepreneurship major

Mon, Jul 4, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The Iowa State College of Business is proposing to turn its entrepreneurship minor into a standalone major for undergraduate students by next fall.

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Small Business Development Center moves to new building

Thu, Jun 30, 2016

Iowa State University Office of Economic Development & Industry Relations (EDIR)

Iowa’s Small Business Development Corporation moved its statewide and regional offices into the new Economic Development Core Facility at the Iowa State University Research Park this week.

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Iowa State University StartUp Factory Announces First Cohort

Wed, Jun 29, 2016

Startup Factory, LLC

AMES — Iowa State Economic Development and Industry Relations (EDIR) and the Iowa State University Research Park (ISURP) today announced the first cohort for the ISU StartUp Factory, an intensive, 52 week program, that provides a new avenue for students, faculty, and staff to create technology based businesses. The ISU StartUp Factory will be housed at ISURP; the first cohort begins June 27. 

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Workiva Ranks Number 34 on 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine

Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Workiva

Workiva, creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, ranked number 34 on the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials list by Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine. The recognition is based on Workiva employees' feedback about the levels of trust, pride and camaraderie they experience in the workplace.

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CYstarters Spotlight Series: Mahmoud Parto, founder of YAB Smart Parking

Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship

This story is part of a series featuring each of the eight startups in the CYstarters summer cohort. Each team gets the opportunity to focus on their startup or business idea while receiving $6,000 or up to $12,000, along with mentorship, accountability, and educational sessions on how to build a business. The CyStarters program is supported through the ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship.

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We've Moved!

Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

ISU Research Park, SBDC, CIRAS, EDIR, ISU Research Foundation, Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, Cultivation Corridor, CyBIZ Lab, and Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship will be moving June 28th to new offices co-located in the Iowa State University Economic Development Core Facility!  Because the address and area is so new, we want to make sure you are in the know on how to get to our offices.

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ISU start-up program allows students chance to gain entrepreneurial experience

Sat, Jun 18, 2016

Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship

The dream of starting a business for most college students is just exactly that, a dream. Just a thought that lingers in the back of many ISU student’s minds, but for a lucky few, that dream has been realized. All in thanks to Cy-Starters.

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BIVI opens new research center in Ames, Iowa

Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

A state-of-the-art facility will help Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. (BIVI) research and develop products to address future animal health issues. The 52,000-sq. ft. research center is located in the Iowa State University Research Park in Ames, Iowa.

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Top Stock Pick for Quarter: Workiva Inc

Mon, Jun 13, 2016

Workiva

Investors who took positions in shares of Workiva Inc. are riding high as the stock has performed solidly over the past few months, marking a 15.71% increase for the quarter.  Drilling down, the stock is 13.29% for the past month and -2.38% for the week. 

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ISU Research Park Unveils State-of-the-Art Facility

Thu, Jun 9, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

ISU's Research Park cut the ribbon on its brand new Economic Development Core Facility on Thursday afternoon, as state legislators, university administrators, faculty, staff and members of the public crammed into the foyer of the state-of-the-art facility. 

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Regents: Tuition Hike, Highlights from Thursday's Meeting

Thu, Jun 9, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

The quantity of students at ISU has exploded; 36,001 students enrolled at the university in the Fall of 2015, the most ISU has ever seen. And more students means more staff and facilities to support them, which doesn't come free.

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Highlights from Wednesday's Regents meeting

Wed, Jun 8, 2016

Iowa State University Office of Economic Development & Industry Relations (EDIR)

With day one of the Regents' June meeting in the books, here are a few highlights from Wednesday's events, which included meetings of the Academic and Student Affairs Committee and Property and Facilities Committee.

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Swine Vet Center Partners with GlobalVetLINK for Herd Health Solutions

Tue, Jun 7, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

GlobalVetLINK and Swine Vet Center, P.A., announced today that they will be entering into a working relationship to manage herd health. The industry-leading swine veterinary consultants will now be managing Veterinary Feed Directives (VFDs), Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (CVIs), diagnostic results and history, as well as veterinary prescriptions, through GVL’s web-based solutions.

 

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Workiva Helps Integrated DNA Technologies Develop Sarbanes-Oxley Act Controls

Tue, Jun 7, 2016

Workiva

Workiva, creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, today announced that Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc. (IDT) uses Wdesk to link data and build internal controls across its global enterprise to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).

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Board of Regents to Consider Tuition Increase Next Week

Wed, Jun 1, 2016

Iowa State University Office of Economic Development & Industry Relations (EDIR)

The Iowa Board of Regents (BOR) is slated to approve an increase in tuition for all students at Iowa's public universities at their meeting next week.

The three state universities are requesting an increase for the coming fall semester be approved at the meeting, which is set for June 8-9 in Ames, according to documents released ahead of the meeting.

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NewLink Genetics Corporation Top Infectious Disease Scientist to Present at Special Zika Conference

Wed, Jun 1, 2016

NewLink Genetics Corp.

NewLink Genetics Corporation today announced that Thomas P. Monath M.D., Chief Science Officer and Chief Operating Officer for the Infectious Disease Division of NewLink Genetics, will present at a scientific conference focused on the Zika virus hosted by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) in collaboration with the American Society for Virology (ASV).


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Iowa State program aims to boost ag-tech startups

Tue, May 31, 2016

Iowa State University Office of Economic Development & Industry Relations (EDIR)

Iowa State University and a group of investors have teamed up to boost the number of successful startups focused on innovative farming.

Combined, the university and investors have created Ag Startup Engine, a development program for agriculture technology companies. 

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​ISU Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative Helps Foster Entrepreneurs at ISU Research Park

Thu, May 26, 2016

Iowa State University Office of Economic Development & Industry Relations (EDIR)

​A new initiative at the Iowa State University Research Park will identify and fund innovative agricultural startups. The accelerator program, called the Ag Startup Engine, is part of a broader Iowa State initiative that is working to foster business startup, innovation and technology transfer.

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Workiva Helps Expand Open Data for Federal Government Spending

Wed, May 25, 2016

Workiva

Workiva, creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, will play a key role as a partner sponsor in tomorrow's DATA Act Summit here, which is expected to draw people from more than 40 federal agencies and state governments to assess the progress of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act).

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Dan Culhane: The Importance of Economic Development – Catalyst for Community Betterment

Tue, May 24, 2016

Iowa State University Office of Economic Development & Industry Relations (EDIR)

​Earlier this month, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) proclaimed the first week of May Economic Development Week to highlight the importance of a coordinated economic development effort in communities. When groups work in unison in the pursuit of economic development, new jobs are created and businesses are successful which ultimately supports a wide array of community amenities that are important to quality of life.

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StartUp Factory Provides New Opportunities

Wed, May 18, 2016

Iowa State University Office of Economic Development & Industry Relations (EDIR)

​​While one adventure ends by graduating from Iowa State University, another begins as the Iowa State Economic Development and Industry Relations (EDIR) team prepares to launch a new avenue for students, faculty, and staff to create businesses with the StartUp Factory: a 52-week intensive program that will be housed at ISU Research Park (ISURP). An affiliated ten week summer program for students, CyStarters, also begins in June.

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Workiva Announces More Than 60 Sessions for Annual User Conference

Tue, May 17, 2016

Workiva

Workiva creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, today announced that more than 60 different sessions will be offered at its fifth annual user conference, The Exchange Community, to be held September 7–9, 2016 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California.

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Ames man chosen for national award

Fri, May 13, 2016

America's SBDC Iowa (SBDC)

​Ted Bair, regional director of the Iowa State University Small Business Development Center (ISU SBDC) has been named the 2016 Iowa “State Star” by the national Small Business Development Center organization, America’s SBDC. 

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Iowa State engineers develop micro-sized, liquid-metal particles for heat-free soldering

Wed, May 11, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Martin Thuo likes to look for new, affordable and clean ways to put science and technology to work in the world. His lab is dedicated to an idea called frugal innovation: “How do you do very high-level science or engineering with very little?” said Thuo, an assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Iowa State University and an associate of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory. “How can you solve a problem with the least amount of resources?”

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Workiva Stocks Trending Positive

Tue, May 10, 2016

Workiva

​​The stock of Workiva Inc is a huge mover today! The stock increased 4.18% or $0.48 during the last trading session, hitting $11.96. Workiva Inc has declined 21.63% since October 2, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.13% the S&P500. The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $491.27M company.

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Workiva Named Technology Company of the Year and Top Growth Company of the Year at Annual Prometheus Awards

Fri, Apr 29, 2016

Workiva

​Workiva announced today that it has been named Technology Company of the Year and Top Growth Company of the Year at the Technology Association of Iowa's eleventh annual Prometheus Awards ceremony held here on April 14, 2016.

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Ames companies winners at technology awards ceremony

Fri, Apr 22, 2016

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​​Business software development company Workiva, and animal vaccine researcher Harrisvaccines were among those recognized during the Technology Association of Iowa’s annual Prometheus awards ceremony held in Des Moines.

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Boehringer Ingelheim opens new facility at ISU Research Park

Fri, Apr 22, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

​​Local, state and university leaders gathered at the Iowa State University Research Park Thursday for the grand opening of the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. Research and Development facility.

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Harrisvaccines wins Iowa Leader Award

Tue, Mar 8, 2016

Merck Animal Health

​​Ames-based Harrisvaccines was recently awarded for its innovation in research with the 2016 Leader Award by Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey, which was presented during the Iowa Agriculture Leaders Dinner last week in Des Moines.

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Harrisvaccines wins Iowa Leader Award

Tue, Mar 8, 2016

Merck Animal Health

​​Ames-based Harrisvaccines was recently awarded for its innovation in research with the 2016 Leader Award by Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey, which was presented during the Iowa Agriculture Leaders Dinner last week in Des Moines.

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From Big Dreams to Big Things

Fri, Feb 26, 2016

VetMeasure

​​From the time he was a little boy helping on the family farm east of Des Moines, Kevin Maher had a penchant for dreaming big. As he watched airplanes fly overhead, going from one coast to the other, he imagined himself someday sitting on those flights, winging his way from one big deal to the next.

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My Online Camp: Helping Coaches Coach

Fri, Feb 26, 2016

​​When they launched Camp Marketing Services — today known as My Online Camp — back in 2006, co-founders Don Myers, Andy Priestley and Matthew Mann had a modest goal: To remove the administrative headaches of running camps for coaches. While the team had a hunch back then that there was a market for their services, they would have been hard-pressed to imagine where they would be a decade later.

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Workiva Named 2016 Edison Award Finalist

Fri, Feb 26, 2016

Workiva

​Workiva, creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, today announced that its Wdesk Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and Internal Controls solution has been named a 2016 Edison Award™ finalist for most innovative financial solution.

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ISU vet med, BI researchers discover virus causing piglet tremors

Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

​​A strange phenomenon in the swine industry may soon be a moot issue.

Researchers at Iowa State's College of Veterinary Medicine recently pinpointed a virus in piglets that causes tremors after birth.

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NewLink Genetics to develop Zika virus vaccine

Wed, Feb 3, 2016

NewLink Genetics Corp.

​​An Ames pharmaceutical company has started on a project to develop treatment options for the Zika virus. NewLink Genetics, which was thrown into the spotlight last year during an outbreak of Ebola, announced Tuesday it has started working on solutions to the Zika virus.

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In Iowa, Jobs Are Plentiful but Workers Are Not

Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Workiva

​Unlike the indoor basketball court, foosball tables or fireside lounge at Workiva’s sprawling campus here, the oversize green prize wheel centered among a hive of work stations is not meant for break times.

Only employees who refer new hires get a chance to spin it and win up to $2,500.

“Thirty percent of our recruiting comes from that wheel,” said Matthew M. Rizai, chief executive of Workiva, a cloud-based software firm. The hunt for workers is unrelenting, he said. “We always have openings.”

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Workiva Named #4 in 10 Best Large Workplaces in Tech

Tue, Jan 26, 2016

Workiva

Workiva, an Iowa-born enterprise software company, understands the cost of doing business—from transportation to phone bills, and even the cost on employee health. So to make sure its employees have the resources they need to get the job done, the company offers them a range of discounts for things like car rentals, gym memberships, phone plans, and even taxi rides after a work function. Read More »

Boehringer Ingelheim honored at Ames Chamber Awards Luncheon

Tue, Jan 12, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

​​The Ames Chamber celebrated another successful year for the Ames community on Thursday with the 2015 Chamber Awards Luncheon at Gateway Hotel, honoring some of the year’s key community contributors.

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Workiva Ranks No. 6 on Top 50 Workplaces for Camaraderie

Mon, Jan 4, 2016

Workiva

Workiva ranked No. 6 on the 50 Best Workplaces for Camaraderie list by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine. The recognition is based on Workiva employees’ own assessments of teamwork, fun and collegiality that exist in the workplace.

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Boehringer Ingelheim named one of the most innovative companies worldwide

Fri, Dec 4, 2015

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

​Boehringer Ingelheim has been named one of the most innovative companies worldwide in 2015. For the first time, the research-driven pharmaceutical company ranked among the 100 leading global innovators named by news agency Thomson Reuters.

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Workiva Ranked as One of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America

Fri, Dec 4, 2015

Workiva

​Workiva, creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, today announced it ranked 129 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Workiva reported revenue growth of more than 658 percent from 2011 to 2014, the time period Deloitte measured.

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Ames Racquet and Fitness Center Announces Studio7 As First Tenant at Research Park Building

Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

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Ames Racquet and Fitness Center releases renderings

Tue, Oct 27, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

Roseland Mackey Harris Architects, P.C. released preliminary renderings for the Ames Racquet and Fitness Center set to be built at the Iowa State University Research Park. Final, more detailed renderings will be released at a later date.

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Ames Racquet and Fitness to Open New Facility at ISU Research Park

Wed, Oct 21, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Iowa State University Research Park and Ames Racquet and Fitness Center announced ARFC’s intention to build a full-service, state-of-the-art fitness club to be located in a newly constructed 52,000-square-foot building.

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Research Park company gets Ebola contract

Fri, Oct 16, 2015

NewLink Genetics Corp.

​An ISU Research Park company is in the unique position to manufacture a vaccine for a deadly virus.

The Ebola virus was first recognized almost 40 years ago and came to the attention of the general public in spring 2014 when an epidemic struck West Africa. The hype has since died down amidst common conversation, but the virus lives on.

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ISU Research Park tenants participate in "Walk as One"

Wed, Oct 7, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

Employees of ISU Research Park companies joined Iowa State University in a "Walk as ONE" walk, demonstrating commitment to a healthy Iowa around the ISU Research Park on Wednesday, October 7.

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Workiva Wins 2015 GRC Innovation Award for Wdesk Platform

Wed, Sep 30, 2015

Workiva

​​Workiva announced that its Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform has won a 2015 GRC Innovation Award in Internal Controls Management for the Best User Experience by analyst firm GRC 20/20.

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NewLink Genetics Receives $8.1 Million Award From DTRA to Advance Ebola Vaccine

Fri, Sep 25, 2015

NewLink Genetics Corp.

​​NewLink Genetics Corporation announced today that the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) of the United States Department of Defense has awarded a subsidiary of NewLink Genetics an $8.1 million base contract with future options totaling $5.2 million to support various development activities of the investigational rVSV-ZEBOV (Ebola) vaccine candidate.

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ISU Research Park Café renderings unveiled

Thu, Sep 24, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The renderings for the ISU Research Park Café were revealed at the Ames Chamber Business After Hours at the Bankers Trust building on Wednesday. Take a look at what the new restaurant will look like!

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Bird Flu Vaccine Conditionally Approved, but Still Can’t Be Sold

Mon, Sep 21, 2015

Merck Animal Health

​​A vaccine to help protect the nation’s chickens from avian influenza after more than 48 million birds died during an outbreak this year has cleared a first hurdle, with the Agriculture Department granting its maker a “conditional” license.

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USDA prepares for bird flu vaccines despite uncertainty

Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Merck Animal Health

​The Agriculture Department is moving closer to adding vaccines to its arsenal to help fight any re-emergence of the deadly bird flu this fall despite uncertainty as to whether such an effort will be effective.

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USDA prepares for bird flu vaccines despite uncertainty

Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Merck Animal Health

​The Agriculture Department is moving closer to adding vaccines to its arsenal to help fight any re-emergence of the deadly bird flu this fall despite uncertainty as to whether such an effort will be effective.

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Tour gives business leaders glimpse into ISU research

Mon, Aug 17, 2015

Workiva

​Roughly 40 business leaders descended upon Ames Wednesday to get a firsthand look at the research and projects being done at Iowa State University and the ISU Research Park.

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Tour gives business leaders glimpse into ISU research

Mon, Aug 17, 2015

Workiva

​Roughly 40 business leaders descended upon Ames Wednesday to get a firsthand look at the research and projects being done at Iowa State University and the ISU Research Park.

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NewLink Genetics Corp (NLNK) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.21 EPS

Mon, Aug 3, 2015

NewLink Genetics Corp.

​NewLink Genetics Corp (NASDAQ:NLNK) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday. The company reported ($0.49) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.70) by $0.21, MarketBeat reports. The company had revenue of $7.45 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.32 million.

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NewLink Genetics vaccine candidate potentially effective against Ebola

Mon, Aug 3, 2015

NewLink Genetics Corp.

​Ames-based NewLink Genetics Corp. announced Friday that interim data suggests the VSV-EBOV (Ebola) vaccine candidate is effective in a large clinical trial in Guinea. 

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Workiva Releases Independent Study That Shows Wdesk ROI of 187 Percent

Fri, Jul 31, 2015

Workiva

AMES, Iowa — Workiva, creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, announced today the findings of an independent study showing that a major airline carrier achieved a return on investment (ROI) of 187 percent by using Wdesk.

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Ames ranks No. 8 in best place to find a job

Thu, Jul 30, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​​It has been roughly six years since the Great Recession ended, and according to a recent report by Glassdoor Economic Research, few cities seem to be doing as well as Ames in terms of bouncing back.

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Ames City Council to review ISU Research Park expansion plans

Tue, Jul 14, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​​The Ames City Council will review a staff report relating to the unexpectedly high costs associated with beginning planned improvements to the municipal airport when it meets tonight. It will also tackle a handful of familiar development issues concerning annexations and the Iowa State University Research Park.

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Corridor Cultivating Central Iowa for Bioscience Growth

Sat, Jul 11, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​More fundraising. A national marketing campaign. Launching a new startup development program. These are all on the docket for central Iowa’s Cultivation Corridor.


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Construction begins on new roundabouts at ISU Research Park

Wed, Jul 8, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Construction has begun on the Iowa State University Research Park Phase III project, which includes three new roundabouts on University Boulevard.

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New Vermeer building coming to ISU Research Park

Wed, Jul 1, 2015

Vermeer Corporation

​Vermeer Corp. has announced plans to build a new Applied Technology Hub at the Iowa State University Research Park, adding to the park’s continued expansion in recent years and creating an opportunity to develop and recruit talent.


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Vermeer Announces New Building at ISU Research Park

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Vermeer Corporation

The Iowa State University Research Park (ISU RP) and Pella, Iowa, based Vermeer Corporation announced today the groundbreaking on the Vermeer Applied Technology Hub to be located at 2710 South Loop Drive; a state of the art facility that will house offices, meeting spaces and a high bay space.

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Vermeer Introduces Equipment To Solve Road Cutting And Surface Destruction Problems In Ghana

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Vermeer Corporation

​Vermeer, a world leading provider of agricultural and industrial equipment has introduced Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) equipment in Ghana at an event in Accra. 



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Boehringer Ingelheim celebrates safety, enclosure at new building site

Fri, Jun 26, 2015

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

​​Boehringer Ingelheim celebrated a casualty-free project and fully enclosing its new building at the ISU Research Park on Friday, June 26. Contractors, construction workers and other members of the community gathered for a luncheon on the first floor of the new building.

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Ames Recognized as Top Location for STEM Graduates

Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, recently conducted a study to identify the best places in the U.S. for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) graduates – and the Ames metro area ranked among the top 25, coming in at No. 23.

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Workiva Announces More than 50 Sessions for Annual User Conference

Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Workiva

​Workiva, creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, today announced that more than 50 different sessions will be offered at its fourth annual user conference, The Exchange Community, to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida, September 14–17, 2015.

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Vermeer Customers Get Sneak Peek at New Innovations During 2015 Customer Conference

Wed, Jun 24, 2015

Vermeer Corporation

​​Last week, Vermeer welcomed 300 customers and dealers from across the country to Pella, Iowa, for its annual Customer Conference.

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Airport Road Entrance Closes Tuesday, June 23rd

Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​Airport Road will be closed from University Boulevard to South Loop Drive starting Tuesday, June 23 and will be closed for 6 to 8 weeks.

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Sen. Chuck Grassley talks ISU Research Park, Harrisvaccines

Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Merck Animal Health

​​Members of the Ames Chamber of Commerce this morning are wrapping up a three-day trip to Washington, D.C., where they have been discussing issues impacting Iowa ranging from avian influenza to the expansion of the Iowa State University Research Park with four members of state’s congressional delegation.

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VSI Aerospace, PetMeasure approved for IEDA funding

Mon, Jun 22, 2015

VetMeasure

​Two Iowa State University Research Park companies were approved for funding from the Iowa Economic Development Authority at the agency’s board meeting Friday morning.

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ISU Research Park to add restaurant

Tue, Jun 16, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

The Iowa State University Research Park (ISU RP) and The Cafe Commercial Development (CCD) today announced the Ames based restaurant group’s intention to build a restaurant on a commercial lot at ISU RP, to be located at 2400 North Loop Drive.

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Airport Road entrance to ISU Research Park to close for construction

Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The City of Ames construction at the intersection of University Boulevard and Airport Road will close the Airport Rd entrance to ISU Research Park beginning the week of June 22-26. Tenants, employees and guests are encouraged to access Airport Rd from South Duff Avenue.

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Harrisvaccines CEO is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Award Winner

Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Merck Animal Health

EY has announced that Dr Hank Harris of Harrisvaccines, an Ames-Iowa based animal vaccine producer, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2015 Award in the manufacturing category in the Upper Midwest. Read More >>

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New Boehringer Ingelheim Vaccine Protects Against Two Types of Salmonella

Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. has introduced a new swine enteric vaccine, Enterisol® Salmonella T/C. It's the only swine single-dose oral vaccine labeled as an aid in preventing disease due to SalmonellaCholeraesuis and Salmonella Typhimurium when administered by drinking water.

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Ames company aims to end bird flu pandemic

Fri, Jun 12, 2015

Merck Animal Health

​A new strain of avian influenza was detected at an Oregon farm in late 2014. Since then, the virus has become a nationwide pandemic and has killed more than 45 million birds. Fortunately, this outbreak could soon be stopped, thanks to promising trials of a bird flu vaccine at Harrisvaccines in Ames.

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Startup Ames entrepreneur group returns

Fri, Jun 12, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​After two years, members of the entrepreneurial community in Ames have a group of like-minded individuals to interact with on a large scale.

Startup Ames, a networking group for entrepreneurs and business builders, will have its first meeting since 2013 in Building 4 of the Iowa State University Research Park at 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 18.

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Tech Talk: SBIR comes to ISU Research Park, Iowa City

Tue, Jun 9, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

The Des Moines Register previews the Small Business Innovation Research program, that will bring its outreach tour through Iowa City on July 15.

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NewLink's new cancer vaccine development

Mon, Jun 8, 2015

NewLink Genetics Corp.

​The Ames Tribune reports: Dr. Charles Link looks forward to work every day because he likes doing something that matters in the world and impacts people’s lives. And creating a vaccine for cancer just seems to fit that description.

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Coming home: Vermeer President Jason Andringa to take over as CEO

Thu, Jun 4, 2015

Vermeer Corporation

​Jason Andringa, president and chief operating officer of Vermeer Corp., Pella, Iowa, will take over as CEO of the company in November of this year, replacing Mary Andringa, current CEO and chair of the board. He recently spoke withRental Management about his background and how he came back to be in a leadership role at the company started by his family. An edited version of that conversation follows.

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My Online Camp plays “matchmaker” for kids and events with Ryzer

Wed, Jun 3, 2015

Andy Priestley co-founded My Online Camp in 2006, and is taking the Ames, Iowa, company to the next level with the launch of Ryzer – a new way of connecting kids to athletic events via customizable alerts.

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Workiva Reports Expansion of Wdesk Across Insurance Companies

Wed, Jun 3, 2015

Calcium Products

​Workiva, creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, announced today at the Global Insurance Symposium that nearly 100 insurance companies are now using Wdesk.

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2015 Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition

Tue, Jun 2, 2015

Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship

Win $25,000 For Your Business or Startup!

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Iowa's Top 4 Indie Craft and Vintage Events of 2015

Thu, May 28, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​With the ISU Research Park set to host the Lucky Star Market on May 30, artists, designers, crafters and vintage collectors will join together to create a unique shopping atmosphere to connect local entrepreneurs with customers. But the opportunities don’t end there. Read our list of the top 4 indie craft and vintage events in Iowa this year:

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ISU Research Park Set to Host Lucky Star Market on Saturday

Thu, May 28, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​For the first time ever, the ISU Research Park will host the Lucky Star Spring Market, a one-day market style shopping experience. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 30 at ISU Research Park Building No. 2 parking lot at the corner of University Boulevard and Airport Road.

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Vendors to visit at the Lucky Star Spring Market

Thu, May 28, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​​With the ISU Research Park set to host the Lucky Star Spring Market on May 30, customers will get the opportunity to buy and connect with more than 60 vendors. To get started, here is a list of three vendors worth stopping for during your trip to the Lucky Star Market:

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Northland Acquires BodyViz for Biology and Health Programs

Wed, May 27, 2015

Bodyviz

​​Northland Community & Technical College in Thief River Falls, Minnesota has installed a BodyViz solution that provides students a completely new experience in exploring the human body in 3D.

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Workiva Reports Expansion of Wdesk Across Insurance Companies

Wed, May 27, 2015

Calcium Products

Workiva, creator of the Wdesk cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises, announced today at the Global Insurance Symposium that nearly 100 insurance companies are now using Wdesk.

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Early vaccination can help boost calf performance

Tue, May 26, 2015

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc

​By vaccinating calves at branding time or turnout, ranchers can help prevent bovine respiratory disease (BRD) – the No. 1 health and economic issue facing the beef industry today. 

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Eight Teams Compete as Semifinalists in Vermeer Ultimate Crew Contest

Tue, May 26, 2015

Vermeer Corporation

Vermeer Corporation announces the Ultimate Crew contest semifinalists, where eight crews from across North America are one step closer to winning a trip to the International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) 2015.

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NewLink Genetics to Present Poster on Indoximod at American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

Tue, May 26, 2015

NewLink Genetics Corp.

​NewLink Genetics Corporation today announced it is presenting a poster highlighting indoximod, an IDO (indoleamine-(2,3)-dioxygenase) pathway inhibitor, at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago from May 29 through June 2.

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Vermeer: Building on a Legacy

Wed, May 20, 2015

Vermeer Corporation

​​By Year’s End, Jason Andringa will be the CEO of the Company His Grandfather Started in 1948.

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Harrisvaccines prepares avian influenza vaccine

Mon, May 18, 2015

Merck Animal Health

​​Ames company Harrisvaccines has developed an avian influenza vaccine and is waiting for federal approval to distribute the vaccine in an effort to stem the outbreak of the virus.

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ISU Research Park aims to urbanize, double in size

Sun, May 10, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​At the Iowa State University Research Park, construction crews recently started work on a town square-style development that will anchor a 183-acre expansion. Developers hope the mixed-use buildings will attract coffee shops, day cares and fitness centers. Read More >>

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Secure Egg Supply Article

Wed, May 6, 2015

​An article written recently by T.S. Gatz, a well-known independent writer in the animal health industry, addresses the actions initiated by the poultry industry to minimize the risk of disease spread and ensure business continuity for uninfected premises. Briefly mentioned in the article are the efforts GlobalVetLINK is making to “to develop a vigorous and versatile national portal.” Read the full article Behind-the-Scenes Activity to learn more.

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NewLink Genetics Supports the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer at PurpleStride 2015 Events in Austin, Los Angeles and Des Moines

Fri, Apr 24, 2015

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Prometheus Awards Celebrates 10 Years

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​A big congratulations to Harrisvaccines, Inc, Workiva, and NewLink Genetics on their wins at the 2015 Prometheus Awards last Thursday April 16th. This year's event celebrated The Prometheus Awards' decade long success.  

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Supervisors OK airport funding, county health provider

Tue, Apr 14, 2015

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

​The Story County Board of Supervisors has committed $100,000 toward an Ames Municipal Airport construction project that is being spearheaded by Iowa State University and the Ames Economic Development Commission.

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Study Finds Childcare is a Challenge

Thu, Apr 9, 2015

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'Lucky Star Spring Market' May 30th at ISU Research Park

Tue, Mar 31, 2015

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Iowa State University Announces the Vermeer International Leadership Program

Thu, Mar 26, 2015

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Officials break ground for new economic development hub at Iowa State Research Park

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

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FHSU Acquires Bodyviz Software

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

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Fri, Aug 22, 2014

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Ames' NewLink Genetics to Work on Ebola Vaccine

Tue, Aug 5, 2014

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An Ames-based pharmaceutical company will work on a vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus. Read More >>

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Courtesy Post: ISU Research Foundation to host USDA SBIR Workshop

Wed, Jul 23, 2014

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Tue, Jul 1, 2014

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Mon, Jun 16, 2014

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Fri, Jun 13, 2014

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Mon, Jun 9, 2014

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Mon, Jun 9, 2014

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Tue, May 27, 2014

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Wed, May 21, 2014

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Thu, May 15, 2014

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GlobalVetLINK Named Technology Company of the Year

Fri, Apr 11, 2014

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Fri, Feb 28, 2014

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Wed, Feb 26, 2014

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GlobalVetLINK to Present at 45th Annual AASV Conference

Wed, Feb 26, 2014

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Wed, Feb 26, 2014

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Harrisvaccines Awarded Rotavirus C Autogenous Licensure

Tue, Feb 25, 2014

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Thu, Jan 30, 2014

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Fri, Jan 10, 2014

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Mon, Jan 6, 2014

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GVL Receives Best of NAMA Award Nomination

Mon, Jan 6, 2014

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NewLink Genetics to Present at JPMorgan Healthcare Conference

Mon, Jan 6, 2014

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Fri, Jan 3, 2014

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GlobalVetLINK Releases the NEW EquusLINK® Digital EIA (Coggins) Certificates and Lab Submission System

Mon, Nov 11, 2013

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

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NewLink Genetics to Present at the Credit Suisse 2013 Healthcare Conference

Wed, Nov 6, 2013

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Mon, Oct 28, 2013

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

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Global Reach honored at Inc. 500|5000 Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Thu, Oct 24, 2013

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Iowa State Bridge Engineering Center part of US D.O.T. transportation center

Tue, Oct 22, 2013

Iowa State University Research Park Corporation

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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture visits GlobalVetLINK

Mon, Oct 14, 2013

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A.T. Still University Installs 65 BodyViz Licenses

Tue, Oct 1, 2013

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Harrisvaccines Awarded National Institute of Food and Agriculture Grant for Swine Disease Research

Tue, Oct 1, 2013

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Thu, Sep 19, 2013

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Novozymes and Raízen to collaborate on cellulosic ethanol

Wed, Sep 18, 2013

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BASF again included in two renowned indices

Thu, Sep 12, 2013

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Thu, Aug 29, 2013

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Global Reach named as one of Inc. Magazines fastest growing privately held companies.

Thu, Aug 22, 2013

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Tue, Aug 20, 2013

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Ames Economic Development Commission August 7 See Yourself in Ames event

Tue, Aug 6, 2013

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ISU MarComm Affinity Group and PRAM Join Forces

Tue, Aug 6, 2013

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BASF expands automotive coatings production capacity in Brazil

Thu, Aug 1, 2013

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Wed, Jul 31, 2013

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BASF to invest in new resin plant in Shanghai, China

Tue, Jul 30, 2013

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Thu, Jul 11, 2013

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Thu, Jul 11, 2013

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Wed, Jul 10, 2013

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BASF, Cargill and Novozymes achieve milestone in bio-based acrylic acid process

Wed, Jul 3, 2013

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FC Hosts the ACWA in Ames

Mon, Jul 1, 2013

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Personnel Changes at BASF

Thu, Jun 27, 2013

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Tue, Jun 25, 2013

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BodyViz Takes UH Biology Classes to New Dimensions

Mon, Jun 24, 2013

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GlobalVetLINK Releases the NEW HealthLINK® eCVI System

Mon, Jun 24, 2013

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Fri, Jun 21, 2013

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ISU president and development leaders thank governor and legislature for supporting research park growth

Fri, Jun 21, 2013

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BASF launches online version of “Creating Chemistry” magazine

Mon, Jun 17, 2013

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Excitement Surrounds New BodyViz Technology at OBU

Mon, Jun 17, 2013

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Gateway Hotel & Conference Center Introduces New ISU Research Park Rate

Wed, Jun 5, 2013

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GlobalVetLINK Awarded RACE Provisional Provider Status

Wed, Jun 5, 2013

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Wed, May 1, 2013

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GoPass® 6 – Month Equine “Passport” Certificate Launched in Georgia

Fri, Apr 26, 2013

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BodyViz Signs Eight New Customers & Anatomy Instructor Receives Innovation Award

Mon, Apr 1, 2013

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Humana and Boehringer Ingelheim Establish Partnership to Promote Population Health

Mon, Apr 1, 2013

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Mon, Apr 1, 2013

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Mon, Mar 4, 2013

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Mon, Feb 4, 2013

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GoPass® 6 – Month Equine “Passport” Certificate Launched in Virginia

Fri, Feb 1, 2013

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Wed, Jan 30, 2013

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Newlink Genetics Blood Drive

Thu, Dec 6, 2012

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Thu, Dec 6, 2012

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Tue, Nov 27, 2012

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Tue, Nov 13, 2012

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Thu, Nov 8, 2012

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Thu, Nov 8, 2012

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Fri, Oct 19, 2012

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Thu, Oct 18, 2012

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Tue, Oct 9, 2012

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Tue, Oct 9, 2012

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Thu, Sep 27, 2012

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The University of Minnesota Crookston Acquires BodyViz for Stereoscopic 3D Visualization Environment

Tue, Sep 25, 2012

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Thu, Sep 6, 2012

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Thu, Sep 6, 2012

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Wed, Sep 5, 2012

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Wed, Sep 5, 2012

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Wed, Sep 5, 2012

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Tue, Sep 4, 2012

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Tue, Sep 4, 2012

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Tue, Sep 4, 2012

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Tue, Sep 4, 2012

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Mon, Aug 27, 2012

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Thu, Aug 23, 2012

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Mon, Aug 20, 2012

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Mon, Aug 20, 2012

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Mon, Aug 20, 2012

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Tue, Aug 14, 2012

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Thu, Aug 9, 2012

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Mon, Aug 6, 2012

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Fri, Aug 3, 2012

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Wed, Aug 1, 2012

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Wed, Aug 1, 2012

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Tue, Jul 31, 2012

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Wed, Jul 25, 2012

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Tue, Jul 10, 2012

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Tue, Jun 12, 2012

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Thu, May 10, 2012

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Thu, May 10, 2012

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Tue, May 1, 2012

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Mon, Apr 30, 2012

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Fri, Apr 27, 2012

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Fri, Apr 27, 2012

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