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.

IEDA Board approves projects from an established company and four startups in Iowa

For more information contact: Ms. Kanan Kappelman 515.348.6248 communications@iowaeda.com November 19, 2021 (DES MOINES, IA) – Today, the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved awards for one established company in Sergeant Bluff, which will assist in the creation of two jobs and result in $71.1 million in new capital investment for the state. The board also approved innovation funding in support of four startups located in Ames and West Des Moines. Ag Processing Inc to...

Dryland Genetics Continues Expansion;

Ames, Iowa (AgPR) Nov. 16, 2021 — Dryland Genetics continues their expansion, appointing John Manuel as their new Chief Commercial Officer. Dryland Genetics is increasing the sustainability and resilience of the global food supply through their high-yielding proso millet varieties which can produce twice as much grain per gallon of water as dryland corn. Manuel brings more than 16 years of experience in the food ingredient business to the growing company. He has a track record with major food...

AG Startup Engine Accepts N-Sense Into Startup Program

AMES, Iowa, November 16, 2021 – Ag Startup Engine, in the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park, has announced an initial investment in Ames, Iowa-based N-Sense, a startup that is developing a soil nitrate sensor system for on-the-go variable rate nitrogen management. N-Sense President David Laird noted, “We are delighted to partner with Ag Startup Engine to develop and commercialize this Iowa State University technology.  From the outset, the University recognized its value to row crop...

Exxam Systems Measuring Corrosion More Accurately

A 2007 collapse of major sections of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis during rush hour traffic resulted in 13 deaths and 145 injuries as cars plummeted 108 feet into the Mississippi River. The tragedy led to immediate questions. What caused the accident? Could it have been prevented? Professional studies concluded the bridge was structurally deficient and corrosion was, indeed, part of the cause. Corrosion affects nearly every component of our infrastructure and is a $2.6 trillion world-wide...
Dryland Genetics Continues Expansion;

Dryland Genetics Continues Expansion;

Ames, Iowa (AgPR) Nov. 16, 2021 — Dryland Genetics continues their expansion, appointing John Manuel as their new Chief Commercial Officer. Dryland Genetics is increasing the sustainability and resilience of the global food supply through their high-yielding proso...

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AG Startup Engine Accepts N-Sense Into Startup Program

AMES, Iowa, November 16, 2021 – Ag Startup Engine, in the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park, has announced an initial investment in Ames, Iowa-based N-Sense, a startup that is developing a soil nitrate sensor system for on-the-go variable rate nitrogen...

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CAREERS

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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