Iowa State University Research park

The Iowa State University Research Park (ISURP) is a growing technology community and incubator for new and expanding businesses, providing access to the vast array of resources available at Iowa State University: from talent pipeline management, to specialized equipment, to access to the research infrastructure. ISURP is a 500+ acre development serving an upwards of 100 tenant companies, with more than 800,000 square feet of developed building space. The statewide impact from companies with strong ties to ISURP cannot be overstated; five companies that started at ISURP have gone public and multiple others have enjoyed successful liquidity events. The current tenant roster boasts world headquarters locations for two publicly traded companies and major research and development facilities for 10 others.

Sabanto is Revolutionizing Agriculture with Autonomous Technology

Nestled within the Iowa State University Research Park surrounded by companies with aninternational reach and reputation, it would be easy to overlook the groundbreaking work beingdone by Sabanto. Founded by Craig Rupp in 2018, the company is at the forefront ofautonomous farming technology.Specifically, Sabanto specializes in transforming conventional tractors into autonomousmachines by integrating cutting-edge electronics, navigation systems, and hydrauliccomponents. "We take off-the-shelf...

CTOs Shaping Innovation Landscape at Iowa State University

In the university environment, where ideas take shape and discoveries are born, there's acrucial intersection where theory transitions into tangible solutions prepared for market.Providing support as this transition gains momentum are the Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) atIowa State University. Charged with serving as the driving force behind innovation, guiding research from inception toreal-world impact, Nadilia Gomez and Mike Roof are lending decades of experience in movingproducts from...

2024 Innovation at Work: Paving the Way to Success

At the Iowa State University Research Park, even sidewalks are paved with innovation.


Ames, Iowa – Iowa State University has selected Midwest-based Goldenrod Companies to lead the design, development, financing, and construction of CYTown, Iowa State’s innovative 40-acre multi-use district being built between the Iowa State Center and Jack Trice Stadium, school officials announced today. “Following an extensive RFI (request for information) process led by Cushman & Wakefield, we are thrilled to announce Goldenrod Companies as CYTown’s coordinating developer,” ISU Director...


Find your next career right here. ISU Research Park provides you an opportunity to work in the growing field of science & technology.

There are currently 63 positions available with ISURP tenants.

Expand your capabilities with collaborative relationships available through the Iowa State University Research Park.

ISU Research Park’s established network allows you to simplify your own business model, exchange ideas, and grow in your industry. 

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