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New Proposal Manager Focused on Service

Interest and certification in research administration has led Kristin Doerder to the Bioeconomy Institute, where she was named proposal manager in December 2015. “Full proposal preparation is new to me but it’s one of the reasons I was attracted to the position,” Doerder says. Doerder provides pre-award service and proposal preparation assistance for BEI faculty, … Continue reading New Proposal Manager Focused on Service

Brown Appointed to Iowa Energy Plan Working Group

BEI director Robert C. Brown has been appointed to the “Iowa’s Energy Resources” working group for the Iowa Energy Plan.  The plan aims to set state priorities and provide strategic guidance for decision-making while working to encourage energy, economic, and environmental benefits. It’s a joint initiative between the Iowa Economic Development Authority and the Iowa … Continue reading Brown Appointed to Iowa Energy Plan Working Group

Report Finds Iowa Well Positioned for Biorenewable Chemicals

A new white paper has found that Iowa is better positioned than many domestic competitors to capitalize on the next frontier of bioprocessing in the United States. The report, titled “Biobased Chemicals: The Iowa Opportunity,” was released by Iowa’s Cultivation Corridor and the Iowa Biotechnology Association. The authors are Jill Euken, BEI deputy director; Dermot Hayes, a professor … Continue reading Report Finds Iowa Well Positioned for Biorenewable Chemicals



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