Iowa State University Research Park provides a resource-rich environment for organizations with a science or technology focus.

ISU Research Park offers resources aligned to help you reach your goals, from tangible assets such as workspace and equipment to the intangibles of thought leadership and networking opportunities. We provide real-world benefits and conveniences that help open new doors, enable collaboration and allow you to focus on innovation.

Go beyond research facilities to value-added features such as cutting-edge equipment and human capital. Additionally, ISU Research Park’s relationship with Iowa State University and area federal labs allows you to gain access to a wealth of knowledge in a wide variety of fields.

We help connect businesses and researchers to what they need most.

Grow your enterprise with business tools. Access equipment to enable discovery. Protect your intellectual property. Participate and network at regular meetups. Immerse yourself in a culture of innovation. Continue on the path to success at ISU Research Park.

Collaboration & Partnerships

ISU Research Park’s established collaboration network allows you to simplify your business model. ISU Research Park tenants have worked with many of the area's leading research centers and test sites, from the USDA to the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Thanks to a relationship with Iowa State University, ISU Research Park tenants have access to highly specialized equipment and technology. Click here to see a list of available technology. 

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ISU Research Park offers support and resources for entrepreneurs and start-ups. From business training to marketing assistance to accounting services, you can connect with someone who can help. 

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With internships, part-time and full-time positions, Iowa State students can be a cost-effective labor source until you can afford to expand your staff. Plus, students benefit from on-the-job training while they pursue their degree.

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Access & Amenities

Iowa State University Research Park is easily accessible, thanks to a central location and major transportation routes nearby. ISU Research Park is at the intersection of Highway 30 and I-35, and in close proximity to Iowa's Capitol Corridor.

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While a career at the ISU Research Park puts you at the cutting edge, Ames, Iowa, surrounds you with a community of natural beauty and comfort. At more than 60,000 people, Ames offers small-town atmosphere and college-town spirit.

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ISU Research Park tenants benefit from a number of unique cost savings and financial assistance opportunities. ISU Research Park has grant-writing experts who can help you potentially locate and secure financial assistance.

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