The world grows here

Iowa is not only the epicenter of global agricultural production and research, it is home to a rapidly-growing ecosystem for entrepreneurs, researchers and startup companies with resources to help bring the next generation of innovations to reality. 

Entrepreneurs and founders benefit from the resources, mentoring, support and venture funding from agribusiness leaders and innovative farmers and livestock producers.

Benefit from an established infrastructure

Global leaders in plant science, animal health, biosciences, renewable fuels, and grain, food and meat processing all have an established infrastructure in Iowa that provides unparalleled opportunities for collaboration. In addition, cutting-edge crop farmers and livestock producers are focused on continuous improvement in their operations, opening the doors for product testing in a real-world environment.