AMES, IA – The Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and a consortium of 35 leading wireless companies and associations, has announced that a research project led by Iowa State University and its
partners is one of two finalists in a national competition for a large-scale wireless research testbed aimed at studying novel ways to reduce the cost of broadband delivery to rural communities.
AMES, Iowa (July 13, 2020) – Iowa State University-affiliated startup Gross-Wen Technologies, Inc. (GWT) will partner on one of 82 projects selected to receive funding supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF). The project team, led by DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in partnership with GWT and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) of Greater Chicago, has been awarded a $240,000 TCF grant to develop a next-generation algal wastewater treatment process to improve phosphorus removal from wastewater.
AMES, Iowa (July 9, 2020) – The Iowa State University Startup Factory today announced that cohort eight team member, Legov Systems Group, LLC, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for $225,000 to conduct research and development (R&D) work on a Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Thermal Energy Harvesting System.