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August 2011

Aug 8
U.S. Small Business Administration launches SBIR/STTR Portal

The new is here! With a comprehensive database, robust search engine, user-friendly designer, and useful new content, the new will help small businesses that are part of or may become part of the SBIR or STTR programs.


June 2011

Jun 16
IIC Council Member Quisenberry to present at Innovation Conference in Finland

IIC Council Member and ISU Vice President for Research and Economic Development at Iowa State University, Sharron Quisenberry, to speak on The Innovation Roadmap: Iowa's Route to the Top at conference in Finland in September 2011.


March 2011

Mar 21
Innovation Council aims to link entrepreneurs, research

Universities have embraced the role of turning advances into viable commercial opportunities and state policy-makers have been supportive. But the marketplace is not easy to penetrate. Investors want to know that products are viable and have a market, a rigorous process that takes time and money. The Iowa Innovation Council, a working group of Iowa business leaders and regents university and community college representatives, will help push innovations more rapidly to the marketplace.

Mar 20
Turning ideas into thriving businesses

Some resources to help entrepreneurs already are available in Iowa. But as the Battelle report on Iowa, “Strengthening the Entrepreneurial Support Infrastructure,” pointed out, what has been lacking is a coordinated, continuous support network to shape those ideas into thriving businesses.

That’s where the newly created Iowa Integrated Innovation and Commercialization Network comes in.


January 2011

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