Entrepreneur Panel at Iowa State: Bringing Technology to the Marketplace

AMES, Iowa — A panel of Iowa entrepreneurs will share their stories about bringing technology to the marketplace at the Iowa State University Center for Crops Utilization Research and BioCentury Research Farm Nov. 8 affiliates meeting. The Center for Crops Utilization Research (CCUR) and BioCentury Research Farm will host three presenters who will talk about the innovation process and […]

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Governor’s Reception at Borlaug Dialogue Highlighted Iowa’s Leading Role in Food and Ag Innovation; Mega Seed Park Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Julie Lelonek, Marketing and Business Engagement Specialist | GOVERNOR’S RECEPTION AT BORLAUG DIALOGUE HIGHLIGHTED IOWA’S LEADING ROLE IN FOOD AND AG INNOVATION; MEGA SEED PARK ANNOUNCEMENT DES MOINES, IOWA (October 18, 2017) – The Cultivation Corridor partnered with the Ames Chamber of Commerce, Greater Des Moines Partnership, […]


Demo Day: Iowa AgriTech Accelerator startups showcase themselves

The following article was originally posted on October 18, 2017 in Clay & Milk. The first cohort for the Iowa AgriTech Accelerator completed the 100 day program Tuesday by pitching their companies Tuesday morning during “Demo Day.” Over 100 people gathered inside the World Food Prize in downtown Des Moines to hear from the four […]

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KinoSol brings Home $25,000 from Minnesota Cup

AMES, Iowa  – The grand prize Minnesota Cup startup competition was held on October 9 at the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Alumni Center. During this final round of competition, winners from eight categories, such as student, high tech, and impact ventures, vied for the grand prize of $50,000. The grand prize winner was MicroOptx, a […]

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Better Process Control School will be offered at Iowa State University

The following notification was originally posted at Iowa State University’s Center for Crops Utilization Research (CCUR) will offer a Better Process Control School Nov. 13–16.  The Better Process Control School certifies supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidification and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified foods in closed containers. All low-acid and acidified food processors must have a […]


Registration Open for Innovation Advancement Workshop

The Iowa BioTech Association (IowaBio) is now accepting registrations for its Innovation Advancement Workshop. November 9, 2017 Drake University Legal Clinic 2400 University Ave. Des Moines, IA 50311 November 16, 2017 State Hygienic Laboratory 2490 Crosspark Rd. Coralville, IA 52241 The “Innovation Advancement Workshop” (formerly IowaBio’s Legal Symposium) offers expert content on “Real World” applications of the […]


Partnering for Growth: Biotech Innovation Showcase & Forum

March 20-21, 2018 FFA Enrichment Center 1055 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy Ankeny, IA 50023 IowaBio is currently accepting applications for its Partnering for Growth Biotech Innovation Showcase.  The Showcase is an investor conference that allows emerging biotech companies to compete for a $5,000 grand prize on March 20th in Ankeny. IowaBio is looking for applications from early-stage […]

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Governor’s Reception at Borlaug Dialogue

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Time: 7:00 – 8:30PM As an official World Food Prize side event, Iowa’s Cultivation Corridor has partnered with the Ames Chamber of Commerce, Greater Des Moines Partnership, Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa State University to host the Governor’s Reception. This invitation-only event will include some of Iowa’s most important leaders […]