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Kris Johansen Resigns EDIR Posts to Join NIAMRRE

AMES, Iowa (Aug 5, 2020) – Interim Vice President for Economic Development and Industry Relations David Spalding announced Kris Johansen has officially resigned from her six-year post as manager, industry engagement in the Office of Economic Development and Industry Relations (EDIR) and four-year post as Iowa State University Startup Factory COO effective August 17.

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Iowa State University and partners selected as a finalist for major National Science Foundation research grant focused on rural broadband

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.

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GROSS-WEN TECHNOLOGIES, PARTNERS AWARDED $240,000 GRANT TO DEVELOP PROMISING ENERGY TECHNOLOGY

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.

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LEGOV SYSTEMS GROUP AWARDED COMPETITIVE GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

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.

ISU RESEARCH PARK WELCOMES NEWEST TENANT OAKLAND CORPORATION

ISU RESEARCH PARK WELCOMES NEWEST TENANT OAKLAND CORPORATION June 22, 2020 (Ames, Iowa) – The Iowa State University Research Park is pleased to welcome Oakland Corporation as the newest research park tenant. “Oakland Corporation is a great addition to our research...
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Nebullam Launches Farm-To-Door Program For Central Iowa Residents

Nebullam, Inc., an emerging indoor farming company located in the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park, announced that it has launched a delivery service of its fresh food products to Central Iowa residents, to ensure that Iowans have access to locally grown lettuce, herbs, and microgreens during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as year-round.

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Change Agent: Paul Plummer

Leading NIAMRRE while maintaining his research lab and teaching work in the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine is a big job that touches on a dizzying range of disciplines and industries from agriculture to health care. But, for Plummer, it all started on the family farm.

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Leadership Transition at Sukup Manufacturing Co.

February 3, 2020 — SHEFFIELD, Iowa – Effective February 1, 2020, Steve Sukup is President and Chief Executive Officer of Sukup Manufacturing Co. Charles Sukup, former President, announced his planned transition to Chair of the Board of Directors in November...