Industry Collaboration

Iowa State University’s Bioeconomy Institute (BEI) is dedicated to helping businesses develop fruitful relationships with academic partners. It has a long history of successful partnerships with leading companies in Iowa and around the nation. For industry, BEI opens opportunities in Iowa’s burgeoning bioeconomy, where our society looks to agriculture for renewable sources of fuel, energy, chemicals, and materials.

[LOGO] Cultivation CorridorThe Bioeconomy Institute is a proud supporter of America’s Cultivation Corridor. Throughout the corridor, public and private partners are working with institutions of higher learning to cultivate innovation and accelerate growth in the ag-bioscience, biorenewables, biotech, and advanced manufacturing industries. Visit America’s Cultivation Corridor at

For More Information

If you are interested in learning about biorenewables programs and research at Iowa State, or scheduling a campus visit to meet with biorenewables faculty, please contact:

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Industry Collaboration Coordinator
515-509-4179 (cell)
1140F Biorenewables Research Laboratory
Iowa State University
Ames, IA  50010

Other Resources for Industry at Iowa State University

Economic Development and Industry Relations Office

Office of the Vice President for Research

Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc. (ISURF), including the Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer (OIPTT)

Iowa Small Business Development Centers

ISU Foundation

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