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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