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IN THE NEWS

Iowa Equity Fund Launched
The Greater Des Moines Partnership has announced a new statewide funding program designed to help grow Iowa's entrepreneurial ecosystem. NestMint is the latest tool in the Partnership's economic development toolbox. NestMint joins the Central Iowa Business Innovation Zone (BIZ) and Plains Angels in helping young businesses grow and create jobs. The Innovation Corporation is a sponsor.
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New dates added for Iowa Advanced Manufacturing Center Focus Groups
Right now, there is a statewide initiative underway to address just these questions. The industry-led effort has representation from manufacturers, economic development and appropriate state agencies to develop a preliminary plan about how to design and implement strategies that would create the Iowa Advanced Manufacturing Center. Join us for one of five focus groups in the month of April to offer your insight.
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Technology Commercialization Committee Agenda Announced
The Technology Commercialization Committee (TCC) is a committee of the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board. It is charged with assisting the Board by evaluating Demonstration and Iowa Innovation Acceleration Funds applications and making funding recommendations to the IEDA Board. TCC is meeting on March 20 at 10 a.m. The agenda is now available. For more information on the Technology & Commercialization Committee, e-mail innovation@iowa.gov.
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Upcoming Events

Apr
24
Theory of Constraints: What Is the Goal?
Apr 24, 2014 @ 09:00:AM
Marion, IA
Apr
25
IOWA CITY / CEDAR RAPIDS JOB CRAWL
Apr 25, 2014 @ 09:00:AM
Iowa City, Iowa
Apr
29
Internet Marketing Strategy Boot Camp
Apr 29, 2014 @ 09:30:AM
Johnston, IA
Apr
30
How to Get Angel Investors to Call You Back
Apr 30, 2014 @ 06:30:AM
Sioux City, Iowa
May
1
TechBrew Cedar Valley
May 01, 2014 @ 05:00:AM
Cedar Falls, IA

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    John Deere
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    Cambrex
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