BEI works to engage its many stakeholders and the general public as part of its effort to lead Iowa in building a bioeconomy. As part of this effort, BEI organizes and sponsors workshops, symposiums, and conferences. It also hosts many visits by representatives from education, industry, and government.

BEI external engagement also manages the BEI Website, runs its social media accounts, produces the BEI trading cards, and creates brochures and other publications.

Industry Collaboration


Social Media

External Engagement Team

[PHOTO]Ali BoettcherAli Boettcher
Industry Collaboration Coordinator
1140 BRL
617 Bissell Rd.
Ames, IA 50011-1098
515-509-4179 (cell)
[PHOTO]Robert MillsRobert (Bob) Mills
Communications & Marketing
1140 BRL
617 Bissell Rd.
Ames, IA 50011-1098

Bioeconomy Institute trading card