Built on Big Ideas.
Here, in America’s Cultivation Corridor, industry-disrupting ideas are being developed in the nation’s top agricultural think tank.
We are focusing the efforts of more than 76,000 local tech professionals to address ag production needs on a global scale. Iowa State University continues to advance agriculture and solve the next generation’s greatest challenges – discovering new ways to feed our growing world while driving economic development in our state. The Iowa State Research Park, just a mile from campus, is the crown jewel of the university’s sophisticated research network. From startups to multinationals, there’s no better place for radical ideas to become revolutionary solutions.
BY THE NUMBERS
Iowa State University and University of Iowa are among the top 100 universities granted U.S utility patents
National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, 2018
The State of Iowa issued $46 million in refundable R&D tax credits in 2018 alone.
Iowa Department of Revenue, 2018
The 550,000-square-foot Iowa State University Research Park facility is dedicated to incubating new ventures and supporting the growth of Iowa-based companies.
Iowa State Research Park