The Iowa Innovation Corporation is the bridge between public and private sector and are well positioned to facilitate the business of innovation. Unlike traditional economic development strategies, the Innovation Corporation is designed to move at the speed of innovation. And, simply, we have the experience necessary to facilitate and move forward Iowa's innovation economy.
We are a private non-profit organization created to implement specific innovation strategies developed by the business community to achieve the following goals:
The state of Iowa has provided a great deal of support for entrepreneurship and innovation. From the Battelle Studies to Demonstration Fund to our own creation, the state has worked to ensure any solution had significant private support. And, it has paid dividends.
This recent article explores what the public/private partnership has meant in Iowa, including a closer look at how the Demo Fund works.