Shimkat Among Leaders Honored at Iowa Rural Summit

AMES, IA (April 15, 2024) – The 8th Annual Iowa Rural Summit last week included a special recognition of six rural leaders, including Lisa Shimkat of Fort Dodge.  Shimkat was honored for her leadership of Iowa’s small business development center (SBDC) network and her...

Sabanto is Revolutionizing Agriculture with Autonomous Technology

Nestled within the Iowa State University Research Park surrounded by companies with aninternational reach and reputation, it would be easy to overlook the groundbreaking work beingdone by Sabanto. Founded by Craig Rupp in 2018, the company is at the forefront...

CTOs Shaping Innovation Landscape at Iowa State University

In the university environment, where ideas take shape and discoveries are born, there’s acrucial intersection where theory transitions into tangible solutions prepared for market.Providing support as this transition gains momentum are the Chief Technology...

University Boulevard Shared Use Path Closing Monday

AMES, Iowa – The shared use path along the west side of University Boulevard from U.S. Highway 30 to Oakwood Road will be closed beginning Monday, July 18. The closure is necessary to allow Alliant Energy to replace a high-pressure gas line along University Boulevard....

Innovation at Work: By the Numbers

he story and illustrate the impact Iowa State’s economic development programs, services and initiatives have on Iowa’s business community and economy.


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.


Rick Sanders Named Iowa State University Research Park President

MEDIA CONTACT: Alison Doyle 515.296.4204 adoyle@iastate.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 7, 2019: After a nationwide search, the Iowa State University Research Park (ISURP) has named Rick Sanders as President. Sanders succeeds Steve Carter, who retired in...