Other Partnerships

ISU Research Park is strategically located in the Midwest research hub and Iowa’s Cultivation Corridor. Government labs and testing centers are headquartered in the surrounding area. You can apply their relevant experience and critical intelligence to advance your own work.

ISU Research Park tenants have worked with many of the area’s leading research centers and test sites, including:

  • USDA Animal Disease Center: The largest federal animal disease center in the U.S. conducting research to solve animal health and food safety problems faced by livestock producers and the public.
  • BioCentury Research Farm: An integrated biomass production, processing and utilization facility to research sustainable production, harvesting, transportation and storage of biomass to be used for biofuels and bioproducts.
  • Institute for Transportation (InTrans): InTrans performs transportation research for public and private agencies and companies; manages its own education program for transportation students; and conducts local, regional and national transportation services and continuing education programs.
  • Ames Lab: Research facility of the U.S. Department of Energy run by Iowa State University. The Ames Laboratory seeks solutions to energy-related problems through the exploration of chemical, engineering, materials, mathematical and physical sciences.

Interested in putting ISU Research Park’s relationships to work? Contact us to learn more about ISU Research Park’s collaboration network.

Collaboration Spotlight

Partnering with third-party experts.

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. chose its location at ISU Research Park due to proximity to Iowa State University, the National Animal Disease Center and the National Veterinary Services Laboratories, all located in Ames. The Ames site has acquired ISU and NADC developed technologies and successfully developed them for commercial sale.