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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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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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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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Sukup Manufacturing Co. Announces Leadership Succession

SHEFFIELD, Iowa – Charles E. Sukup, President of Sukup Manufacturing Co., is pleased to announce that on February 1, 2020, and after 25 years, he will transition from Chair, President and CEO to Chairman of the Board. His brother, Steve Sukup, who has been CFO and...
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Lily Pad Learning Center

LilyPad Learning Center was established thirteen years ago in Huxley, Iowa, to provide a safe and reliable care program for children and to ease the minds of parents when bringing their children to a care facility.

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Proximity to Iowa State a Plus for Park Tenants

From access to interns to opportunities for research, Iowa State University Research Park is an attractive location for forward-thinking businesses Since the dawn of the internet age some three decades ago, it has become increasingly more common for teams from distant...
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An Iowa Icon Opens Outreach Office in ISU Research Park

Kent’s focus on science-based solutions spurs decision to establish physical presence in Ames Kent Corporation is the epitome of a long-standing, Iowa-based company. Founded as a small, family-owned livestock feed operation in Indianola more than nine decades ago, it...
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Aerospace Leader Eyes a Win-Win with New Location

A long-time supporter of Iowa State, Collins Aerospace looks to strengthen offerings for students Collins Aerospace, an international leader in the development and deployment of aviation technology around the world, has long been a close partner of Iowa State...
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Workiva ranked 19th on 2019 Best Workplaces in Technology

The following article originally appeared on January 17, 2019 via Ames Tribune. By Lexie Troutman, Staff Writer ltroutman@amestrib.com Employees at Workiva had cause for celebration on Thursday, when they found out the company was ranked No. 19 on the 2019 Best...