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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
21
DEADLINE FOR STUDENT ACCELERATOR A VENTURE SCHOOL PROGRAM APRIL 27TH
Apr 21, 2014 @ 08:00:AM
Iowa City, IA
Apr
22
Outcome-Driven Selling
Apr 22, 2014 @ 08:00:AM
Des Moines, Iowa
Apr
23
Export Compliance Training & HTS/Schedule B Classification Seminars
Apr 23, 2014 @ 09:00:AM
, Iowa
Apr
23
2014 Iowa Employment Training, Benefits, and Wellness Conference
Apr 23, 2014 @ 10:01:AM
Altoona, Iowa
Apr
23
What’s Your Exit Strategy?
Apr 23, 2014 @ 01:00:AM
Mason City, IA

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FEATURED MEMBERS

  • Nyemaster Goode
    QCI
    Prime Logic
    Feed Energy Company
    John Deere
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    Master Builders of Iowa
    DuPont Pioneer
    MidAmerican Energy
    Vermeer
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    Cambrex
    Kemin
    digital artefacts
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  • Genova Technologies