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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