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 400+ acre development serving an upwards of 90 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.

Pivot Bio Raises $430 Million to Replace Synthetic Fertilizers in Agriculture

NEWS PROVIDED BY Pivot Bio Jul 19, 2021, 07:45 ET   The company launches its second-generation nitrogen product to increase farm productivity and deliver improved sustainability - The company tripled its revenue in 2021, providing farmers a breakthrough product now used on more than 1 million acres of farmland - Pivot Bio PROVEN® 40, the company's fourth commercial release in three years, enables corn growers to replace up to 40 pounds per acre of synthetic nitrogen with a better source...

Less runoff, more predictable performance: Pivot Bio touts benefits of nitrogen-producing microbes

By Michael Crumb, Senior Staff Writer Tuesday, July 27, 2021 10:16 AM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     A company that has set down roots at the Iowa State University Research Park in Ames has developed a product that allows farmers to apply nitrogen in a more predictable...

Iowa State Economic Development and Industry Relations Announces Patrick Klepcyk as the Director, Office of Innovation Commercialization and President, Iowa State Research Foundation

AMES, Iowa (June 28, 2021) –Iowa State University Office of Economic Development and Industry Relations today announced Patrick Klepcyk as the Director, Office of Innovation Commercialization (OIC) and President of the Iowa State Research Foundation (ISURF). Klepcyk was hired following a national search, and replaces interim director Dana Rewoldt who has been the interim director role since August, 2019. Klepcyk comes to Iowa State from the University of Virginia Licensing and Ventures team...

Mazen Animal Health, Inc. Announces Successful Sow Study: Lactogenic Immunity Demonstrated after Oral Vaccination

Ames, IA. June 16, 2021. Mazen today announced the successful completion of a sow study designed to demonstrate lactogenic immunity induced protection in newborn pigs after oral vaccination against porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, (PEDv). The company is developing orally-delivered animal vaccines administered in the feed that revolutionize animal disease prevention. In the study, conducted at VRI in Ames, Iowa, gestating sows were vaccinated orally with either the vaccine or a negative...


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There are currently 63 positions available with ISURP tenants.

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