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TMC Driver Appreciation Week

TMC Driver Appreciation Week

This week, TMC Transportation hosted Driver Appreciation Week. On Tuesday, Interns were able to get out of the office and thank drivers like Kyle for their commitment to safety on the roads. The sacrifices that drivers make to be away from their families and do so safely is what helps keep America moving.

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Kris Johansen Resigns EDIR Posts to Join NIAMRRE

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

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

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

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.

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