Current Companies

In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: admin@3dhealth.solutions or on the website

This company is currently in the research park. 3D Health Solutions, Inc. uses 3-dimensional intestinal organoid assays and microfluidics techniques for drug testing. This helps to improve prediction of pre-clinical bioavailability tests. They would also like to expand upon and commercialize 3D in vitro canine cell culture lines for therapeutic drug screening purposes.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: bob@afcamail.com or 214-673-6702

AFCA LLC is currently in the research park and provides management and technology consulting services to a wide range of businesses looking to improve processes and realize efficiencies by effectively utilizing technology. AFCA expertise primarily involves the design, development, and administration of mission critical cloud-based enterprise systems.

In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: M515-735-7000 or support@agleader.com

Ag Leader Technology, Inc. is currently in the research park. They are a recognized echnology innovator of precision agriculture hardware and software. This company manufactures and markets industry-leading precision farming technology designed to help growers make smart, profitable business decisions.

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In the ISURP: 2017-present

Contact Person: Kevin Kimle: kimle@iastate.edu The Ag Startup Engine has been in the Research Park since 2017. The Ag Startup Engine is a program that helps build businesses for AgTech entrepreneurs through mentorship and financial support. This company is a supportive agent in Iowa State University’s major startup initiative. ASE works alongside the ISU Startup Factory, ISU Pappajohn Center, and the ISU Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative.

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In the ISURP: 2009-present

Contact Person: Lisa Shimkat: iowasbdc@iastate.edu

SBDC has been in the Research Park since 2009. Since then, it has been providing customized business advice and affordable training workshops statewide for small businesses. They also provide comprehensive market research services and access to experts. America’s SBDC Iowa is an outreach program for the Iowa State University’s College of Business and ISU’s Office of Economic Development and Industry Relations.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Marissa Gregory: Hans Koehnk: 800-714-2756 or arko@arkolabs.com

ARKO Labs is currently an affiliate of the research park. They are a leader in the swine and turkey biologics industry. The focus of this company is on providing innovation through highly efficacious live vaccines that can be delivered orally and provide labor saving opportunities for our clients. ARKO Labs also provides customer specific autogenes vaccines for disease control.

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In the ISURP: November 2019-present

Contact Person: Paul Kremer: pkremer@iastate.edu

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) further improves high potential, high impact energy technologies. ARPA-E empowers America’s energy researchers with funding, technical assistance, and market readiness so they can develop new ways to generate, store, and use energy. ISU’s Civil and Construction Engineering departments help to conduct this research.

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In the ISURP: 2008-present

Contact Person: Jim Grove: jim.grove@dot.gov

ATI, Inc has been in the Research Park since 2008 and specializes in planning, design, and construction of buildings and infrastructure and includes services of environmental policy, risk assessment, and program management. ATI supports its clients by providing technical analyses and A/E design services, environmental, industrial hygiene and safety services, and related technical consulting services.

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In the ISURP: 2020-present

Contact Person: David Edwards: sales@automed.io

AutoMed just recently joined the Research Park in 2020. AutoMed is known for its livestock medication delivery system created in 2016. This delivery platform includes data capture, livestock traceability and compliance capabilities. It is changing and advancing everyday. The automed system is used internationally.

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In the ISURP: 2006-present

Contact Person: Craig Rowles: 877-682-2673

Biova, LLC has been part of the Research Park since 2006. Biova markets water-soluble egg membrane ingredients offering health benefits to humans and animals. In the Research Park, Biova has had ongoing scientific research to improve these all-natural, ultra-pure, nutrient-rich ingredients with a focus on sustainable production.

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In the ISURP: 1992-present

Contact Person: Joe Hermann: 515-296-0842

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has been a part of the Research Park since 1992. It was the first animal health firm at the Research Park and it is the fifth largest animal health company in the United States. BIAH produces innovative vaccine and pharmaceutical products to prevent and treat diseases in swine, cattle, equine, and companion animal markets. In the Research Park, BIAH has acquired Iowa State University and the National Animal Disease Center’s technologies and developed them for commercial sale.

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In the ISURP: 2014-present

Contact Person: Mike Hogan: 800-255-8196

The Center for Industrial Research and Service has been in the Research park two times: 1989-1999 and 2016-present. CIRAS was created to help businessmen and women grow their businesses so they could succeed. CIRAS works with businesses to devise a solution to the specific needs of the business. Since coming back to the Research Park in 2016, CIRAS and their partnerships have helped more than 3,900 businesses in Iowa and helped to create an economic impact of more than $2.5 billion.

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In the ISURP: 1989-1999 & 2016-present

Contact Person: Ron Cox: 515-294-3420

Calcium Products Inc has resided in the Research Park since 2014. Calcium Products Inc uses pure-mined minerals to help growers achieve effective, natural soil enhancement. Calcium Products resides in the Research Park because it is in the heart of one of the world’s purest limestone and gypsum deposits.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Peter Anderson: 770-634-1528 or info@clarusvalidation.com

Clarus Validation Group, LLC is currently a part of the research park. They provide compliance and technical consulting services to companies in the Life Sciences industry (pharmaceutical, biological, medical device, diagnostic and nutraceutical). Clarus Validation Group works with businesses of all sizes that are developing, transferring, manufacturing and/or packaging investigational or commercially licensed products intended for distribution in national and global markets. They provide services or strategic consulting, audit, assessment, and remediation related to regulatory compliance, current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s), inspection readiness, quality system design and effectiveness, manufacturing process development, technology transfer and validation. They also develop and execute qualification and validation studies and offer validation and cGMP compliance training.

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In the ISURP: Current

Coherent Photon Imaging, LLC is a part of the research park right now. They use lasers to characterize and image material microstructures.

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In the ISURP: May 2018-present

Contact Person: Katie Knott: 319-295-7646

Collins Aerospace has been in the Research Park since May of 2018. UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins have joined together to create Collins Aerospace, a company that works side-by-side with customers to redefine aerospace. Collins Aerospace strives to create intelligent solutions to meet the needs of a rapidly growing global market.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: HH Chou: 515-989-1234 or contact@complexcomputation.com

Complex Computation is currently in the research park. It is a software and consulting company that specializes in complex data analysis and visualization. The mission of this company is to provide flexible and intuitive computational tools for analysts to efficiently discover surprising results in complex data. Complex Computation uses a software platform called the Mango Graph Studio and it comes bundled with a novel Graph Exploration Language as well as an extensive built-in methods to allow users to easily combine and explore complex network data, assisted in real-time 3-D visualizations. These software platforms provide a range of data analytic applications written in the Graph Exploration Language and run on the Mango platform that can immediately help individual researchers as well as large businesses explore and interpret their complex data without programming.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Tim Chipman: 515-337-1128 or timc@constructivity.com

Constructivity, LLC is currently a part of the research park. It provides software and services for automating construction of buildings and infrastructure. Over the past 12 years, they have built a portfolio of machine learning technologies for generating digital models from observed conditions, integrating data from product manufacturers, and programming machinery for constructing facilities.

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In the ISURP: 2016-present

Contact Person: Billi Hunt: bhunt@cultivationcorridor.org

Cultivation Corridor has been a part of the park since 2016. Since then, they have been working with private and public partners to cultivate innovation and accelerate growth in agbioscience, biorenewables, biotech, and advanced manufacturing industries. Cultivation Corridor works with companies from across the globe to further develop and market its bioeconomy through scientific discovery and research. Companies and institutions within Cultivation Corridor can create new pathways to energy independence, sustainable food sources and innovative products made from renewable resources. An average of 4 people are employed through this company each year.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Michael Krull: 202-431-7799 or mak@cyber-research.org

The Cyber Research & Analytics Foundation, or CRAF, is currently in the research park. Their mission is to educate the public about cyber threats and how individuals and businesses can protect themselves against cyber intrusion and privacy exploitation. They also research threats to the U.S. critical infrastructure, with a specific focus on non-economic cyber espionage. This foundation is a non-profit, non-stock organization.

In the ISURP: August 2019-present

Contact Person: Andrew Dakin: 515-232-2662

Cylosoft recently joined the park in August 2019. This company focuses on custom software and design primarily for websites, mobile, and database development. Cylosoft helps startup companies launch new products and established businesses improve their existing products.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Lisa Coffey: lmcoffey@data2bio.com

Data2Bio, LLC is an affiliate of the research park. This company offers a range of NGS- related services, including SNP/marker discovery, RNA-seq, high-throughput genotyping, gene mapping and breeding support. They assist clients by mapping and cloning of individual genes, and designing and conduction of multiyear breeding programs that rely on genomic selection. Data2Bio uses tGBS, tunable-GBS, for their Genotyping-by-Sequencing technology. This technology is able to permit highly accurate genotyping by both heterozygous individuals and polyploid species.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Zoraida DeFreitas: 515-296-4097 or us@defreitas-nutrition.com

DeFreitas Nutrition is currently a part of the research park. This company provides science-focused ingredient and technology expertise to dietary supplement, food and beverage companies. They aim to assist ingredient companies create and implement R&D strategies and processes that enhance innovation; to identify innovative ingredients and technologies; and to commercialize safe and efficacious products that increase sales.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Jim Fay: 303-601-3175 or jefay@me.com

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Jim Canyon: 858-204-9422 or jcanyon@dspii.com

Currently, Digital Spring is in the research park. This is a company that brings advanced remote sensing technology capable of increasing crop yields by 4% and reducing water (irrigated farmland) by 10%. The equipment that Digital Spring uses is capable of scanning 200k acres each day with a resolution of 49 spots per acre and requires no equipment on the farm. Digital Spring’s system is designed to be installed on aircraft currently used for crop fertilization, increasing utilization, reducing cost of deployment and allowing global system deployment.

Distynct

In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Justin Van Wert: 641-512-3006 or justin@getdistynct.com

Distynct is a part of the research park. This company connects swine producers to critical barn level information by enabling precision livestock farming and management of livestock facilities. They help to establish a foundation to connect devices, collect data, and turn that data into actionable insights for the enterprise.

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In the ISURP: 2016-present

Contact Person: Kathy Schnable: kschnable@drylandgenetics.com

Dryland Genetics LLC has been in the research park since 2016. They are located in the Cultivation Corridor. This company uses advanced breeding technology to develop more productive ways of growing more crop varieties in water limiting conditions.

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In the ISURP: January 2019-present

Contact Person: Mike Hogan: 515-203-3545

Recently joining the park, EFC Systems has been here since the beginning of 2019. EFC Systems focuses on innovative software solutions throughout the entire Agribusiness supply chain. It employs modern technology and anticipates industry trends to provide clients with the tools and insights they need to manage resources and risks. EFC Systems works directly beside any size company to improve customer satisfaction and business processes.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Marissa Gregory: Xinran Wang: 515-294-2664 or info@engeniousag.com

EnGeniousAg LLC is an affiliate of the research park. This company designs, manufactures, and deploys low-cast, instant readout, high-performance, field-based nutrient sensors for crops, soils and water, thereby improving agronomic management practices, increasing grower profitability and sustaining the environment.

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In the ISURP: 2001-present

Contact Person: Dan Kruger: dhkruger@engsys.com

Engineering Systems, or ESI, has been in the park since 2001. ESI focuses on demonstrative graphics and visualizations for legal purposes. ESI employs technicians, scientists, and engineers that gather and analyze data, so they can turn the data into graphics to help clients illustrate complex concepts within their industry that may be complicated to understand for audiences outside of their profession or industry.

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In the ISURP: 2002-present

Contact Person: Suraj Kothari: 515-296-3253

Since 2002, EnSoft Corporation has designed and built tools and processes that increase the quality and security, manage variation, and reduce development time of complex software and cyber-physical systems.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Abigail Henderson: 515-289-5159 or abigail.henderson@enterahealth.com

Entera Health, Inc is an affiliate of the Iowa State Research Park. They are focused on improving worldwide health through the development of clinically safe biotherapeutics to address unmet needs. Entera Health is privately funded by The Lauridsen Group, Inc. LGI focuses on the research, manufacturing, and commercialization of value-added proteins and protein co-products for human and animal health markets.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Dan Kruger: 515-509-2920 or dhkruger@engsys.com

ESI Visualizations is a part of the research park. This company creates graphics and visualization teams for a legal team. The technicians, scientists, and engineers that make up our team gather and analyze data, and turn that data into compelling graphics that help their clients illustrate complex concepts and events for audiences that may not be familiar with the inner workings of their professions or industries.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Anuj Sharma: 765-430-0023 or anuj.sharma@etalyc.com

ETALYC is currently in the research park. ETALYC is a software as a service (SaaS) provider. They focus on improving traffic operations through the integration of modern technologies, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, and big data analytics. ETALYC’s products utilize the widespread data collected from various transportation modes, such as connected vehicles or GPSs, to analyze and optimize traffic flow in various areas.

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Paul Lott: pwlott@gmail.com

In the ISURP: 2014-present

Contact Person: Mike Hogan: 515-203-3545

Exxam Systems LLC has been in the park since 2014. This business focuses on researching and developing state-of-the-art large-scale Non-Invasive Inspection technology for the oil and gas industry. The company’s goal is to contribute to the management of an aging pipeline infrastructure by developing and applying the disruptive innovation of electromagnetic technology for internal and external corrosion detection.

In the ISURP: 2011-2014 & 2020-present

Contact Person: deanne.jolly@fhr.com

Flint Hills Resource has been a part of the park on two separate occasions: 2011-2014 and recently joined again in 2020. This company is an independent refining and chemicals company. Its goal is to create value for their customers and society through the way the facilities operate, the use of efficient resources, the products produced and marketed, and involvement in local communities.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Marissa Gregory: 515-292-1200

Frontline BioEnergy is currently a part of the research park. This company designs systems and proprietary equipment for biomass gasification. They continue to develop its gasification, gas cleaning, and gas conditioning technologies to offer solutions that are practical, cost-effective, efficient, and reliable. Frontline gasification solutions are appropriate for producing renewable fuels via catalytic or fermentation processes, making renewable energy with combustion turbines, or re-powering existing utility boilers with biomass or waste fuels.

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Global Reach Internet Productions

In the ISURP: 1996-present

Contact Person: Iacovos Zachariades: 877-254-9828

Global Reach Internet Productions has been in the research park for 24 years. This company provides innovative and interactive Internet productions and services through the use of cutting edge Internet technologies, multimedia, and computer technologies. Services include WEB page designs, hosting, and maintenance; Internet display and classified advertising; electronic publishing, World Wide Web marketing and Internet consulting.

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HDR Engineering, Inc.

In the ISURP: 2018-present

Contact Person: Rob Baker: rob.baker@hdrinc.com

HDR Engineering, Inc has only been a part of the research park for 2 years. HDR Engineering, Inc. specializes in engineering, architecture, environmental, and construction services. They are most known for their high-performance building and smart infrastructure.

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In the ISURP: 2006-present

Contact Person: John Rathmacher: johnrathmacher@heartlandassays.com

Since 2006, Heartland Assays, LLC has been a part of the research park. They have provided cutting-edge analytics, robust methodologies, and precise, accurate results for their clients. Heartland Assays specializes in Vitamin D (including metabolites and binding proteins), physiological amino acids, beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate (HMB), hormones, and protein analysis.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Mark Heston: 515-598-1500 or info@inmotioncare.com

In Motion Care LLC is currently in the research park. This company is a technology and software development company that is focused on developing and delivering innovation solutions to the senior care industry. In Motion Care LLC was founded with the goal of improving resident care and increasing operating efficiency in senior care communities.

In the ISURP: July 2004-present

Contact Person: Abir Ziyad Qamhiyah: 515-296-4156

Since July of 2004, iSeek Corporation has helped to improve access to engineering data. They use the precision and intelligence embedded in CAD models to make those models more accessible and work harder for the enterprise via analytics. CADSEEK, a shape-search created by iSeek Corporation, has had high quality references in companies like John Deere and MOEN.

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In the ISURP: January 2019-present

Contact Person: 515-233-4086

iSO-Form LLC recently joined the park in January 2019. This company works to deliver the latest innovations in digital storytelling for science and medicine by creating memorable, immersive experiences by using the latest technologies, such as virtual reality, educational gaming, real-time 3D, and augmented reality.

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In the ISURP: August 2018-present

Contact Person: Jeff Underwood: jeff.underwood@kentww.com

Employment:

Since August of 2018, Kent Corporation has been a part of the research park. Kent Corporation is a family owned corporation with operating subsidiaries involved in corn wet milling, the production of animal feeds and manufacture of food products. Some of the operating subsidiaries in Kent Corporation are Grain Processing Corporation, Kent Nutrition Group, and Kent Pet Group. This corporation does business in the US, Canada, and throughout the world.

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In the ISURP: June 2008-present

Contact Person: Milan Kucerak: 515-817-2122

Since June 2008, Landus Cooperative has been a resident in the research park. Landus Cooperative is a farmer-owned agricultural cooperative with locations in Iowa and Minnesota. This cooperative is one of North America’s largest grain storage companies. This company offers precision agronomy services, their own brand of soybeans, grain marketing services, and corn and soybean processing.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Jennifer Filbey: 256-417-8568 or jfilbey@mazenanimalhealth.com

Mazen Animal Health is an affiliate of the research park. This company is developing orally-delivered animal vaccines to game change animal disease prevention offering animal producers cost-effective, safe to deliver, efficacious, room temperature stable vaccines to increase productivity, decrease environmental impact, and ensure a healthier protein supply to feed the planet.

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In the ISURP: 2009-present

Contact Person: Chad Johnston: chad@designmeasure.com

In 2009, Measure, Inc. joined the research park. Measure, Inc. is a graphic design company that specializes in interactive and traditional media. They offer strategic, custom communication solutions that help their clients create interactions for their audiences.

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In the ISURP: 2009-present

Contact Person: Nate Rasmussen: 515-441-8180

Merck Animal Health joined the research park in 2009. Since then, they have been developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of veterinary medicines and services. Merck Animal Health offers a number of products for the prevention, treatment and control of disease in farm and companion animal species.

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In the ISURP: 1990-present

Contact Person: Shawn Baier: 515-296-9916

Metabolic Technologies, Inc, or MTI, had a presence in the research park since 1990! MTI is a research driven company that focuses on the development of credible, safe and effective nutritional products. Through clinical and laboratory research, they set standards that meet or exceed the highest industry standards.

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In the ISURP: June 1998-present

Contact Person: Shawn Baier: 515-296-9916

Since June 1998, MTI Biotech, Inc. has had an office space in the research park. MTI Biotech develops new nutritional supplements for human consumption, mainly targeted towards disease related muscle loss, in addition to muscle loss in the aging population.

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In the ISURP: 2018-present

Contact Person: Paul Plummer: 515-294-3352

The National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education, or NIAMRRE, has only been in the research park since 2018. NIAMRRE provides local, national and international leadership in combating antimicrobial resistance and encourages collaborative and integrative research, education, and engagement to solve antimicrobial resistance challenges and benefit society by using a OneHealth approach that improves the health of animals, humans and the environment.

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In the ISURP: 2014-present

Contact Person: Todd Carlson: 515-296-6472

Naturally Recycled Proteins, or NRP, has been a part of the research park since 2014. NRP has developed a process to naturally break down proteins into a liquid state. NRP takes this liquid and blends it with dry ingredients to form a marketable protein product/meal. Currently, this company produces chicken flavored ingredients that are used in pet food and animal food industries.

In the ISURP: May 2018-present

Contact Person: Clayton Mooney: c@nebullan.com

In May 2018, Nebullam LLC joined the research park. Nebullam’s mission is to address food security and production in a sustainable way. Nebullam expertises in high pressure aeroponics, helping startups, and software and automation.

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In the ISURP: 2017-present

Contact Person: Matthew Tan Creti: matthew.tancreti@gmail.com

In 2017, Neopythia Consulting LLC moved into the research park. Neopythia Consulting provides software development and consulting services in areas including cloud, big-data, full- stack web, and Internet of Things. Their mission is to create systems that are reliable and perform well at scale in industries ranging from agriculture to health care.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: George Girgis: 515-512-2022 or george@nevysta.com

Nevysta LLC is currently part of the research park. This company aims to provide veterinary diagnostic and consulting services. They are able to do this by combining a contemporary, science-based laboratory with an experienced team. Nevysta assists clients with the detection, prevention, and control of diseases that can impact profitability.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Raj Lartius: 515-233-5400 or info@novascan.com

Novascan Technologies is an affiliate of the Iowa State research park. It designs, manufactures and sells tools for semiconductor, AFM, SEM, and TEM as well as biological and chemical applications. Some products they offer are AFM force measurement systems, Pre- Calibrated and Non-Calibrated AFM probes and surfaces, Anti-vibration acoustic isolation system, glass and semiconductor wafer cleaning systems and general UV ozone cleaning systems.

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In the ISURP: May 2007-present

Contact Person: Seth Schroeder: sss@novozymes.com

Since May 2007, Novozymes North America has been in the research park. This company uses nature’s own technologies to expand the frontiers to biological solutions to improve industrial performance in areas including a better business, a cleaner environment, and bettering lives. This company has more than 600 environmental-friendly products that improve industrial performance and quality while at the same time saving on water, energy, raw materials, and waste.

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In the ISURP: 2020-present

Contact Person: Aaron Shaw: ashaw@oaklandcorp.com

Oakland Corporation recently joined the research park in 2020. This company develops software and IT solutions for grain, agronomy and petroleum companies, coops, and other agricultural businesses. Oakland Corporation has an integrated grain, agronomy and fuel software with prepaid bookings, budget accounts, Cardtrol, and scale and field mapping interfaces. This location is used for software development, training, and internships.

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In the ISURP: December 2015-present

Contact Person: Chris Whitmer: whitmer@parametricstudioinc.com

Since December 2015, Parametric Studio, Inc has been a part of the research park. This company is an Ed-Tech company that specializes in engineering-centric and project based STEM games, software, kits and curricula for PreK-12th grade.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Manohar John: 781-244-4505 or mjohn@pathovacs.com

Pathovacs, Inc. is an affiliate of the Iowa State research park. Their mission is to develop novel, universal protein subunit vaccines for infectious agents that are a major public health concern worldwide. The technology that is used to do this is a revolutionary proteome mining platform for protein-antigen discovery called Proteomics-based Expression Library Screening (PELS). Pathovacs, Inc is currently targeting pathogens causing gastrointestinal diseases in humans and infectious agents causing veterinary diseases.

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In the ISURP: October 2015-present

Contact Person: Dan Parrish: DWParrish@pella.com

Pella Corporation is a privately owned window and door manufacturing company that has had a location in the research park since October 2015. Pella Corporation is headquartered in Pella, Iowa, but this research location serves as a location for senior design projects, student recruitment, and collaboration between students and Pella employees.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Vellareddy Anantharam: 515-598-7654

PK Biosciences, LLC is an affiliate of the research park. They are working towards developing innovative oral medicines that target the improvisation of the health of patients with neurodegenerative diseases. PK Bios’ medicines are targeted against selective cell death signaling molecules, which are involved in the cell survival and apoptotic cell death observed in many neurodegenerative disorders, like Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Betty Pei

Pocianet LLC is a startup company currently in the research park. They aim to provide internet users a secure platform to efficiently create, store, manage, share, and trade their digital information. Pocianet’s goal is to empower communities and individuals by providing services to better organize user information.

In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Marissa Gregory: 515-292-7606

PowerFilm, Inc. is an affiliate of the ISU research park. It develops, manufactures, and sells monolithically integrated semiconductors on a flexible polymer substrate, using the company’s proprietary roll-to-roll manufacturing technology platform. This company has its own line of PowerFilm integrated photovoltaics products for lightweight portable and durable remote applications, air and space applications. It is also developing thin film transistor and diode products for flat panel displays, RFID tags, digital memory for camera and audio, medical imaging, and electronic paper. These products are semiconductor devices deposited on a paper-thin, durable, flexible polymer substrate. PowerFilm solar panels are monolithically integrated which improves durability and reduces cost by eliminating the need for costly and failure-prone manual connection of individual solar cells. Modules are manufactured on the company’s proprietary roll-to-roll manufacturing technology platform.

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In the ISURP: April 2005-present

Contact Person: Allen Bierbaum: allenb@priority5.com

Priority 5 joined the research park in April 2005. Priority 5 helps people fully use the capabilities of immersive visualization and high-end 3D graphics through consulting, software development, training, and support services. Immersive visualization helps in many industries, including manufacturing, scientific visualization, entertainment, and visual simulation. Priority 5 helps their customers to creatively problem solve through practical engineering needed to meet their goals.

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In the ISURP: February 2019 - Present

Contact Person: Through website

Proagrica is currently in the research park and has been here since February 2019. This company provided independent connectivity and data driven support solutions for the agriculture and animal health industries. They help to drive business growth across the value chain. Products and services from Proagrica help to connect and empower industry participants to address their key needs to trading, productivity and compliance.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Anumantha G Kanthasamy: 515-231-7970 or kant@probiometherapeutics.com

Probiome Therapeutics, Inc. is an affiliate of the ISU research park. This company is working towards developing innovative probiotics targeting to improve the health of patients with severe chronic diseases including neurodegenerative diseases. Probiome’s innovative probiotics are programmed to deliver specially designed therapeutics for treatment of several neurological diseases including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s as well as mood disorders such as depression and anxiety.

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In the ISURP: March 2002-present

Contact Person: Dave Sly: 515-296-9914

Proplanner has been in the research park since March 2002. Proplanner is a leader in process engineering and management software for manufacturers who assemble products. These applications automate, streamline, and integrate engineering activities for industrial and manufacturing engineers who design and plan production systems for new and modified products.

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In the ISURP: November 2006-present

Contact Person: Matt Jones: matt@ptbio.com

Puretein Biosciences has been a part of the research park since November 2006. This company provides contract R&D services and analytical support for protein products such as plasma, whey, colostrum, and eggs. This company helps clients develop innovative new products and new protein purification processes. Areas of expertise include plasma fractionation and industrial scale-up, egg yolk extraction, whey and colostrum fractionation, and purification of transgenic milk proteins. Puretein Biosciences perform diagnostic testing on liquid and powdered plasma or whey-type samples utilizing a clinical chemistry analyzer, antibody assays and HPLC.

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In the ISURP: 2016-present

Contact Person: 515-209-3233

Realcloud Imaging, Inc has been a part of the research park since 2016. This company has state-of-the-art cloud based dental imaging software called the REALCLOUD HD1 camera. This product has an ultra-high image quality intraoral high definition camera. This product has the ability to capture images from super macro close-ups to full face dental anatomy for a reasonable price.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Ian Tevis: ian@safi-tech.com

SAFI-Tech is an affiliate of the research park. This company has invented small liquid metal filled balloons that can be broken to release the liquid metal, which then solidifies. The material can be used as a paste or spray and by removing the heating/melting of the metal from the processing sensitive electronic materials and substrates can be electrically connected, 3D- printed, or repaired without heating, thereby making new products, lowering manufacture costs, and decreasing energy use.

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In the ISURP: November 1990-present

Contact Person: Jennifer Smalley: jennifer.smalley@siemens.com

Siemens PLM Software has had a presence in the research park since November 1990! Siemens PLM Software is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services. This company enables a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through Global Innovation Networks to deliver world-class products and services.

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In the ISURP: September 2019-present

Contact Person: Nathan Meyer: nmeyer@stellarindustries.com

Since September 2019, Stellar Industries has resided in the research park. Stellar Industries is an employee-owned and operated manufacturer of hydraulic truck-mounted equipment. Their products include hooklift hoists, cable hoists, container carriers, telescopic cranes, articulating cranes, and work truck accessories. They also offer complete mechanic service truck and tire service truck packages.

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In the ISURP: September 2005-present

Contact Person: V. Sekar: vsekar@stinebio.com

Stine Biotechnology has been a part of the research park since September 2005. This company researches advanced, proprietary techniques to develop new traits that will provide farmers with more planting flexibility and increased options. This development process is long and detailed and can take many years to develop a single new trait or feature. Using their aerosol beam injector, they combine those traits and features with the industry’s best germplasm -- the genetics that have helped Stine corn and soybean deliver a line of corn and soybeans that outperform anything else found in the industry.

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In the ISURP: Current

Contact Person: Liz Zuercher: 515-232-9200 or lzuercher@storycountyfoundation.org

The Story County Foundation, or SCCF, is a part of the research park currently. It facilitates and promotes private giving through the establishment of endowments, acts as a resource for nonprofit endowment building, and awards grants for the betterment of Story County. Through its grant making, SCCF allocates resources to significantly improve or affect the lives of people living in Story COunty communities. SCCF offers three competitive grant programs- Major Grant, Community Grants, and Capacity Building Grants.

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In the ISURP: September 2015-present

Contact Person: Todd Banner: 515-296-3507

TIn September 2015, the research park added a new tenant called Swamp Fox Innovations, LLC. This company is a technology company. They focus on providing real world solutions to everyday challenges in horse and livestock industries.

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In the ISURP: September 2017-present

Contact Person: Rachel Geilenfeld: rgeilenfeld@sukup.com

Sukup Manufacturing Co. is a family-owned business that manufactures grain bins, dryers, materials handling equipment and pre-engineered metal buildings. This location helps to research and design the best equipment of full-line grain drying and storage equipment that makes production more efficient for farmers.

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In the ISURP: March 2017-present

Contact Person: Kenny Kyle: kenneth.kyle@tmctrans.com

TMC Transportation is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, but has had a location in the research park since March 2017. TMC Transportation is an employee-owned flatbed transportation company. This company provides expert transportation services and supply-chain management solutions all over the country. TMC is known for its integrity, innovation, superior safety record and dedication to quality and customer service.

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In the ISURP: September 2011-present

Contact Person: Sara Hunter: shunter@vermeer.com

Vermeer Corporation has been in the research park since September 2011. This location helps Vermeer Corporation to recruit the sought-after talents and skills of Iowa State University students for internships and develop their interests in pursuing full-time careers at Vermeer. The location also benefits Vermeer for future opportunities for partnerships with ISU in securing potential grants or research project funding.

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In the ISURP: November 2015-present

Contact Person: Marissa Gregory: mgregory@versova.com

Versova Laboratory has been providing quality and cost effective animal health monitoring and veterinary diagnostic services to the poultry industry in this location of the research park since November 2015. Versova partners with some of the largest egg producers in Iowa and Ohio to support the well-being of more than 30 million laying hens. This company aims to maintain the well-being of poultry folks and embrace potentials of developing innovative solutions in animal health.

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Past Companies

In the ISURP: May 2009 - September 2009

Contact Person: Zach Hedrington: 319-273-8048?

3Fueled LLC was only in the research park from May to September in 2009. 3Fueled LLC worked with companies that wanted to produce energy and byproducts from renewable energy and renewable feed stocks. This company helped their customers to attain economic knowledge of the major fractions of biomass while being able to include the minor components that are able to be operationalized into high-value specialty goods.

In the ISURP: October 1995 - October 1998

8VA Corporation was a part of the research park in October 1995 - October 1998. This company developed a proprietary injection-molding process, or PMIM, to turn powdered metal into small, high-precision parts, traditionally made by a machine. By doing this, 8VA Corporation would turn metal and ceramic powders into net shapes. 8VA produced highly efficient, low cost electronic heat sinks in complex shapes that were needed as a proprietary application for this process.

In the ISURP: 1999 - January 2020

Acumen Instruments Corporation just recently left the research park. They were a part of it from 1999 - January 2020. This company specialized in technologies used for data collection, storage, and analysis. They have also developed a technology called DataBridge and the product called DataBridge SDR that is based on this technology. DataBridge technology is a revolutionary technique for linking instruments with convenient, affordable, off-the-shelf consumer storage devices. It is used to record process monitoring data, store high-volume data generated by GPS reference stations, log industrial sensor outputs, monitor air quality, and store data from medical diagnostic equipment in factories and laboratories to forest canopies and Antarctic mountaintops.

In the ISURP: February 2009 - September 2009

Adapt Data Solutions, or ADS, was in the research park for a short period of time, from February 2009 - September 2009. This company provided web-based data management solutions to other organizations. ADS offers web-database products, processes, services, and training to other companies’ to help improve their operations’ sales, marketing, manufacturing support, quality, and training. They specialized in creating databases in a fraction of time and at a lower cost than its competitors. It also included lots of flexibility, so that clients were able to make changes after the initial implementation. Adapt Data Solutions only employed 2 employees at its time in the research park.

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In the ISURP: September 1999 - March 2001

Agridat Data Communications Systems was in the research park for a little under two years. From September 2009 - March 2001, Agridat was a data communication systems division of Farmchen Corporation in Floyd, Iowa. Farmchen Corporation is a leader in remote inventory management services for herbicide, fertilizer, and petroleum tanks for the US and Canada in agricultural markets. Agridat uses a remote automated management network called RAMNET. This network receives inventory and geothermal information from the herbicide, fertilizer, and petroleum tanks. Agridat then takes this data and integrates the information into the respective clients supply chain via web posting, direct connection, or electronic data interchange (EDI).

In the ISURP: September 1999 - March 2001

Agwizard.com was in the research park from September 1999 - March 2001. It is now in Des Moines. Agwizard.com is an internet research and development division of Farmchen Corporation in Floyd, Iowa. This company maintains an interactive web portal that will serve all facets of the agricultural community, like manufactures, distributors, retailers, and growers. Agwizard.com has a mission to determine what dynamics of e-commerce can be utilized to best serve the needs of the agricultural sector. Agwizard.com planned to develop and deploy the technology required to enhance the usability and value of the web portal.

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In the ISURP: December 1990 - March 1993

From December 1990 - March 1993, Ames Specialty Metals, Inc resided in the research park. This company was a division of Edge Technologies. This company will experiment with and test a manufacturing process for the production of a high quality magnetically and an innovative waste material recycling process for magnets.

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In the ISURP: May 1995 - March 1998

AMTAK, Inc. is an Iowa Corporation whose major focus is Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) and testing of materials and products. NDE is an essential tool for monitoring the structures and quality of materials in aerospace, transportation, power, medical, environmental and other industries. Safety considerations of worldwide aging infrastructure are an aging infrastructure that make safety considerations a major force in accelerating the developments in NDE technology.

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In the ISURP: March 1999 - September 2001

Arvella, Inc. was a part of the research park since March 1999 - September 2001. This company is an information technology, or IT, training company that aims to increase the readiness of IT professionals across the workplace. They strive to do this through hands-on instructor led training.

In the ISURP: September 2001 - November 2008

September 2001 - November 2008, Atanasoft had an office space in the research company. This company was a startup software company with a mission to develop, market, sell, and support a special class of software components that target the enterprise data warehousing, e-service, and e-business market segments. This company wanted to focus on developing the scalable, web-based components that are enhanced for use with high-end parallel database systems.

In the ISURP: November 1990 - May 1994

ATC Environmental, Inc was in the research park from November 1990 - May 1994. This company was an environmental, engineering, and geologic consulting company. Consultants’ that work for ATC have experiences that range from assessment and investigation of a problem to project design and management in geotechnical, water resource, computer modeling, and solid and hazardous waste management environments..

In the ISURP: March 1998 - December 2003

From 1998 - December 2003, ATEGO was a part of the research park. This company is building PERC, or Portable Executive for Reliable Control, a clean-room implementation of the Java programming language system that is designed for embedding real-time programming. PERC allows you to characterize an application’s maximum total dynamic memory needs and the rates at which memory must be allocated and garbage collected in order to reliably execute the application. PERC allows programmers to specify the periodic execution of real-time tasks and provides support to analyze the time required to execute tasks in the local environment. PERC provides much more reliable execution than is possible with the traditional Java implementations in the embedded real-time domain.

In the ISURP: October 2009 - May 2010

Contact Person: Jared N. Brown, Cody J. Ellens, or Anthony J. Pollard: contact on website

Avello Bioenergy, Inc was only a part of the research park for about 7 months: October 2009 - May 2010. This company commercialized proprietary fast pyrolysis technology developed at Iowa State University. This technology platform provides a low cost, thermal conversion of abundant biomass resources into profitable feed stocks to be used for asphalt, fuel, chemical, and soil amendment applications.

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In the ISURP: 1999 - December 2019

From 1999 - December 2019, BASF Plant Sciences LLC was a part of the research park. This was an agricultural biotechnology company focused on developing and the commercialization of corn and other grain that add value to end use processes. This company primarily targeted animal feed, industrial uses, and pharmaceutical appliceutical applications. BASF had a brand that improved the digestibility of the corn in the animal feed by increasing the amount of oil, protein and essential amino acids in the molecular structure of the kernel. This also lowered the cost of the product.

In the ISURP: September 2002 - May 2006

Contact Person: Renee Lysne: renee.lysne@biotronics-inc.com

From September 2002 to May 2006, Biotronics, Inc was a part of the research park. This company will develop, manufacture, and sell systems to produce products and services that would help with ultrasound evaluations of bodycom position and the quality of live animals and carcasses by capturing images and storing those pictures. Immediate applications include supporting field capturing of real-time ultrasound images collected on seed stock livestock species for genetic analysis of composition and quality meat traits. Biotronics also strives to branch into a servicing company for the interpretation of livestock ultrasound images using high quality personnel and computer-based sophisticated image processing algorithms and technology. Biotronics also helped to train and continue the education of all aspects of capturing and interpretation of meat traits using real time ultrasound technologies.

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In the ISURP: March 1991 - July 1995

Contact Person: Sara Hunter: shunter@vermeer.com

The Center for Continuous Quality Improvement, or CCQI, was only in the research park for a little over four years, from March 1991 - July 1995. CCQI was a team of people that assisted private and public organizations in the implementation of Total Quality Management, or TQM. This service of quality was represented by a focus on the quality of the process and thus, the improvement of the productor service. This paradigm required an organizational transformation in the management of all processes within an organization.

In the ISURP: September March 1991 - June 2004

Contact Person: Robert J. Gelina

The Center for Family Research in Rural and Mental Health was a part of the research from March 1991 - June 2004. This center was an amenity of the Institute for Social and Behavioral Research. This Institute made fundamental contributions to the understanding of human behaviors and succeeded in the development of programs and policies that assisted the welfare of individuals, families, and communities.

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In the ISURP: February 1991 - January 1998

Contact Person: Robert J. Gelina

From February 1991to January 1998, Cimtechnologies Corporation was in the research park. This corporation focused on integrated solutions to interdepartmental production problems. They are offered many products, ranging from factory drawing and management to advanced analysis of material flows, activity relationships, and process improvement. Cimtechnologies partnered with Iowa State University to train students in Autodesk Products and in the company’s facility software.

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In the ISURP: March 2006 - May 2009

Contact Person: Stephen Gilbert: 515-296-7800

Clearsighted, Inc. was an e-learning consulting company in the research park from March 2006 - March 2009. This company was dedicated to high-quality learning experiences in schools and corporations. They used Intelligent Tutoring Systems, or ITSs, to speed up employee training on scientific analysis software. ITSs was usually expensive and difficult to develop, but with technology by Clearsighted, Inc, it was commercially viable, allowing software manufactures to decrease customer’s training time dramatically.

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In the ISURP: May 2007 - June 2010

In May of 2007 to June 2010, CyberInnovation Institute, or CII, was a part of the research park. CII brought together interdisciplinary research teams and industrial partners. Making innovative applications of foundational research, the CII applied knowledge gained from research to specific industry based problems, translating applied research results into commercially viable IT products and services. This company helped to deepen as well as broaden IT research, establishing an entrepreneurial culture that fosters new connections and opportunities. CII encouraged partnerships to enhance the competitiveness of research teams and accelerated the transformation of new technologies into the marketplace.

In the ISURP: March 2015 - December 2015

Contact Person: Robert J. Gelina

Distinctive Landscapes, LLC was only in the research park for 9 months during 2015. They took care of the ISURP’s snow removal, lawn care, landscaping, and general maintenance.

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In the ISURP: September 2011 - December 2011

DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol LLC, or DDCE, was only a part of the research park for 4 months during 2011. DDCE aimed to deliver comprehensive, integrated technology, engineering, and service solutions. This company strived to achieve global goals for energy independence, rural development, and deployment of a reliable, sustainable transportation fuel supply.

In the ISURP: June 1993 - June 2016

Contact Person: 314-692-8388

In June 1993 Edge Technologies, Inc joined the research park. They left in June of 2016. This company was established to commercialize technology that emanates from research conducted at Iowa State University. Edge Technologies helped to launch the first commercial enterprise called ETREMA Products, Inc.

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In the ISURP: September 1996 - March 1999

From September 1996 to March 1999, ELLi Corporation was a part of the park. This corporation was a designer and manufacturer of Windows-based computers and notebooks. They also specialized in single to multiple processor fault-tolerant servers for use in a general business environment. Elli Corporation designed a remotely controlled large screen TV utilized as a presentation tool and as a tool for other serious computer tasks.

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In the ISURP: April 2007 - May 2010

Contact Person: Benjamin Booher: 888-302-1926

EmTech, LLC was only in the research park for a little over three years. This company was a spin-off of Biova, LLC and was created to research, develop, manufacture technologies for metabolic enhancement of the enzymes and bacteria used in the fermentation industry.

In the ISURP: June 1993 - June 2016

Contact Person: 515-296-8030

ETREMA Products, Inc. was in the research park for 23 years: from June 1993 to June 2016! This company conducted research, development and manufactured products that utilized the magneto strictive alloy. This product was called TERFENOL-D and ETREMA was the only facility in the world that was able to produce commercial quantities of this product. TERFENOL- D had been designed for sonar, but it also had characteristics that made it useful for actuators, transducers, vibration control, and micropositioning. Engineers at ETREMA Products, Inc also helped customers with the development of sonar transducers on torpedoes, downhole tools that increase oil production, valves, injectors for the automobile industry, and relinage of sewer and water pipelines.

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In the ISURP: 2015 - 2020

Contact Person: 515-450-3767

Farmers Edge, Inc just recently left the research park in 2020. It joined in 2015. The company helped customers to be more productive, more efficient, and more sustainable on their land. They did this by using internationally proven and industry-leading technology called Variable Rate Technology, or VRT. This technology used precision agronomy and personalized support to optimize the inputs and the most important resources in agriculture.

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In the ISURP: July 1989 - August 1994

Contact Person: 515-233-0000

From July 1989 to August 1994, Fox Engineering Associates, Inc. was a part of the research park. Fox Engineering was a full service consulting engineering firm that provided services in environmental engineering, civil engineering, surveying, and land development. This company added an office in the research park to allow for an expansion in the environmental department. This department contributed to conventional services related to water and wastewater treatment systems and sold waste disposal projects into the area of leaking underground storage tanks and cleanup, pre-purchase environmental assessments of property, and land development in the company.

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In the ISURP: 2011 - May 2019

Contact Person: Jesse Goff or Ronald Horst: through the website

From 2011 to May 2019, Glycomyr, Inc. was in the research park. Glycomyr, Inc developed products based on Vitamin D. Vitamin D helps to treat and prevent many human and animal diseases. These products are plant based and contain a number of Vitamin D-related compounds that have been shown to have unique activities affecting both calcium metabolism and cell growth. This company has been able to isolate a number of compounds and have tested crude preparations in both animal productions systems and in cell culture. Glycomyr, Inc competed with other companies because they were able to identify raw plant materials with robust bioactivity and synthesized analogs of those compounds that were being used to develop multiple applications and products to improve animal and human health.

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In the ISURP: July 2004 - February 2009

Contact Person: 515-296-8030

From July 2004 to February 2009, Glycon Technologies LLC was a part of the research park. This company was created to market intellectual property of different inventions and innovations. Glycon created a new limited liability company, which it licensed the right to four patents. Two of the patents pertained to the automotive industry while the others are in the medical and shark repellent/wetsuit industries. The first product that Glycon produced was an electric field shark repellent wetsuit. It incorporated apparatus and methods into clothing or worn articles; components which produce electrical energy based on mechanical stress, movement, or pressure making the electrical energy available for use in storage. These components created electrical fields around the user to help repel sharks.

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In the ISURP: 2014 - 2015

Contact Person: 515-532-2861

Hagie Manufacturing was in the research park from 2014 to 2015. This company invented the world’s first self-propelled sprayer to help grow hybrid corn. Now it produces the machinery that will help to grow hybrid corn.

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In the ISURP: February 2007 - November 2009

Contact Person: Kristi Harkins

From February 2007 to November 2009, Harkin Strategic Consulting was a member of the research park. This company has science and business skills that they use to assist new startups and establish biotech companies with writing projects (business/science) and people products (customers/employees/management). Harkins Strategic Consulting LLC business services focus on plan development and implementation (business/strategic/sales/& marketing/communication). Science services include writing funding proposals and customers support documentation, preparing competitor/market analyses and providing assistance with IP management.

In the ISURP: July 2009 - January 2011

Contact Person: Eric Henderson: http://www.erichenderson.com/

Hello Holdings, Inc. was in the research park from July 2009 to January 2011. This company analyzed different connection and communication needs and developed novel and powerful tools for defined market segments. This company had two subsidiaries called Griffle and Axiode. Griffle was dedicated to providing powerful connectors and connection analysis tools to musicians and bands. Axiode utilized the same underlying technology to make connections in the area of Interaction Design (IXD). It focused on the process of designing digital and physical interfaces for a wide range of social systems.

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In the ISURP: September 1994 - December 1995

From September 1994 to December 1995, Iowa Lighting, Inc. was a part of the research park. This company was established to research, design, build, and market an artificial window. This window used technology, advanced lighting and multi-dimensional graphics to simulate lifelike scenes. It can be used to reflect whatever the changing outside lighting level and pattern that the user desires. By creating this outdoor appearance, this artificial window was used to alter the mood of the individual exposed to it in a positive manner.

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In the ISURP: June 2001 - April 2002

IPAX Group was only in the research for 10 months from June 2001 - April 2002. This company provided key software development solutions and technical training primarily for the information technology and financial services fields. They developed tools and components critical to the advancement of electronic data exchange. IPAX Group promoted the automation of software development and testing processes, and develops software and infrastructure prototypes. It also developed and provided technical training and lifetime learning opportunities for the advancement of IT and accounting professionals.

In the ISURP: February 2001 - August 2004

Contact Person: 515-268-7020

Kingland Systems Corporation was a part of the research park from February 2001 to August 2004. This company still resides in Ames, just not in the research park. Kingland developed software solutions for mission critical needs primarily in the financial, regulatory compliance, and governmental markets. This company is a leading provider of front and middle- office retail securities automation solutions and back-office interfaces for medium to large securities, banking and insurance companies. Kingland owns a suite of software applications called Financial Network Systems, or FNS, that provide the trading platform, the compliance and suitability functions, commission processing and the marketing and management reports necessary to drive financial services business.

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In the ISURP: 2014 - 2015

Contact Person: Sue Hoover: 515-835-8937

From 2014-2015, Kleffmann North America, Inc. was the leading provider of agricultural market research services and offered via its amis, Kleffmann’s seed brand, panel surveys, worldwide farmer based information for all major crops-covering seeds and crop protection inputs. The amis system is supported by both quantitative and qualitative data and enables to understand better farmers’ purchase behavior. Alongside its amis panel information, the full- service-company provided a broad portfolio of innovative and customized ad hoc research solutions to gather impartial data about the latest developments in the agricultural sector and helped clients to gain insights beneficial to achieve the full potential of their business.

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In the ISURP: February 2008 - May 2009

Contact Person: abbey@kungpowstudios.com?

From February 2008 to May 2009, Kung Pow Studios was a part of the research park. This company had its home office in the CyberInnovation Institute in the research park. Kung Pow Studios worked with clients in several states and across many different industries to provide custom 3-D graphics, Flash and web development, user-interface design, and graphic design solutions.

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In the ISURP: July 2002 - January 2004

From July 2002 - January 2004, Leading Edge Measurement Systems, or LEMS, was a part of the research park. LEMS was spun out of Edge Technologies, Inc. to develop and market new measurement technology for the oil and gas industry. This company created a multiphase flow meter that will monitor the flow of liquid from an oil well and precisely determine the amount of oil, water, and natural gas contents in real time. This new meter will be installed at the well head or at the automated well test facility and is being developed through the integration of two technologies that have been developed through the integration of two technologies that had been developed for the Department of Defense and NASA. LEMS targeted major oil producing companies, each trying to get a more accurate picture of the actual output of their wells to better manage their production.

In the ISURP: May 1989 - June 2004

Contact Person: 515-289-7600

LGI, Inc., or Lauridsen Group, Inc. manufactured and marketed protein products for the food, nutrition, human health, nutraceutical, diagnostic, life science research, biopharmaceutical and veterinary vaccine industries. LGI, Inc. is split into three divisions, each focused on specific market segments: Proliant Ingredients, Proliant Health, and Proliant Biologicals.

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In the ISURP: April 1998 - July 2000

Contact Person: 515-296-8030

LG Laboratories, Inc. was in the research park for under two years: from April 1998 - July 2000. This company was established to provide focus toward the research, development, and marketing of human health and nutritional supplements. Their product line consisted of nutritional supplements formulated with unique proteins derived from milk and plasma sources. These products were directed toward nutritional management and support of gastrointestinal health.

In the ISURP: September 2008 - July 2012

Contact Person: 515-598-4330

From September 2008 to July 2012, Mack Enterprises was a part of the research park. This company provided technology and data mining services to the agricultural and veterinary sectors. Mach Enterprises provided technology support, resources, and data services to support research such as managing and delivering data to create 3-D images of animal’s anatomy and to evaluate the traits of a three-year vaccine compared to a one-year vaccine.

In the ISURP: May 2009 - April 2013

From May of 2009 to April 0f 2013, MikeNGreg had an independent game development collective in the research park. They developed new gameplay concepts by experimenting and pushing the boundaries of what games are or just creating something fun and unique. They employed an average of 4 people per year while at the research park.

In the ISURP: December 1988 - March 1998

MICREL was in the research park for a little under 10 years: December 1988 to March 1998. This company had a specialty in researching, developing, and selling application specific customized integrated circuits. MICREL had customers in the military and commercial market. The purpose of their office space in the ISU Research Park was so that they market and manufacture their product.

In the ISURP: January 1995 - November 1998

From January 1995 to November 1998, Murphy-Brown Farms, Inc. was a part of the research park. This was a family business with operations in Iowa, Missouri, and North Carolina. This company produced pork for consumers worldwide.

In the ISURP: 2014 -2016

Contact Person: Don Myers: 515-598-9540

My Online Camp had an office in the research park for only 2 years. They were a leading marketing management and registration service for sports camps. They provided websites and online solutions for Coaches and Athletic Departments nationwide that wanted to set up youth sports camps.

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In the ISURP: July 2013 - 2016

Contact Person: 1-888-647-3478

From July 2013-2016, NuTech Seed, LLC sold their premier seed brand in the research park. This company focused on providing farmers with the “Power to Outperform”. NuTech marketed high yielding disease tolerant products that when prescription placed can maximize profitability for our customers. They did this by merging together a diverse and advanced portfolio of traits and genetics from multiple suppliers.

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In the ISURP: April 2007 - April 2009

Contact Person: 515-232-0075

Our Iowa Magazine was in the research park from April 2007 to April 2009. This magazine was a bi-monthly magazine just for Iowans. It was unique because it was largely written by the readers. This allowed fellow Iowans to “talk to each other”, no matter if they lived in Iowa now or were a former Iowan. This magazine also included “photo tours” of Iowa land.

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In the ISURP: October 2002 - July 2005

Contact Person: 515-296-5513

From October 2002 to July 2005, Phytodyne, Inc was developing unique proprietary technologies in the research park. This company produced technology for the biotechnology sector. Their technology helped to simplify the production of genetically modified crop plants and offer new methods for plant genome manipulation. From this, they were able to enable the production of valuable, proprietary germplasm. The three primary productions of phytodyne included RetroGene, a retroviral-based plant transformation system, GeneEditor, a technology that enabled specified DNA sequence modifications to be introduced into genomes of crop plants, and Chromosome Homing, a method to target DNA integration to specific sites within plant or animal chromosomes.

In the ISURP: November 1990 - March 1995

Contact Person: 515-604-8077

From November 1990 to March 1995, Prairie Foam Insulators has been a part of the research park. They provided technology, consulting, research, and solutions to air quality in facilities. Prairie Foam Insulators worked to solve problems of energy conservation and indoor air quality, specifically radon and carbon monoxide in Iowa homes. It provided radon test kits and laboratory services to test residential and commercial buildings; and engaged in research projects with schools and communities to further education about environmental health issues. Energy dynamics, and how to be safe.

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In the ISURP: February 2000 - October 2006

Publicish Healthcare Communications Group was in the research park from February 2000 to October 2006. They developed medical and scientific multi-media for many of the top pharmaceutical, educational, and medical device companies in the world. Specifically, they developed interactive software for training and educational products for the pharmaceutical and medical device companies; physician and patient educational software materials; multimedia educational kiosks and exhibits for science museums; interactive software products for educational publishers in the health science markets; and Web sites and supporting content for health-related information delivered via the internet.

In the ISURP: June 2011 - February 2012

Contact Person: Marc Salmon: 515-259-0784

Renovo Water, Inc. was in the research park from June 2011 to February 2012. They imported and distributed water filters and water coolers to consumers and businesses in Australia.

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In the ISURP: February 2003 - August 2007

Contact Person: Murray Stanley: 515-576-7136 ext. 235 Craig Amen : 515-576-7136 ext 208

Schnurr & Company, LLP was part of the research park from February 2003 to August 2007. This company was the certified public accounting firm for many business clients engaged in retail sales, manufacturing, construction, agricultural industries, professional service, as well as financial, educational, and non profit organizations. Schnurr & Company provide services of business and management consulting, accounting and auditing, taxation, and small business consulting. This company helped Research Park/ISS Tenants and Affiliates with general accounting references such as payroll tax requirements and deadlines, business start-up requirements, etc.

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In the ISURP: July 2002 - April 2005

From July 2002 to April 2005, Shell Shocked Sound, S3I, was a part of the research. This company was a spin off of Edge Technologies and focused on developing and commercializing a new audio Folded Shell Speaker Technology (FSST) for the consumer electronic industry. The FSST technology is being developed under a license from the Canadian Defense Research Establishment Atlantic, DREA, which originally developed the technology for high-performance sonar systems. S3I’s focus was to make high-quality audio available in non- traditional environments. The unique speaker technology eliminates the need for expensive cabinets and other components.

In the ISURP: July 2005 - February 2006

From July 2005 to February 2006, Soyzen U.S.A, Inc. was a part of the research park. Soyzen was committed to becoming a leading global enterprise which provides health and happiness to mankind, through continuing development and improvement of new bioactive raw soy materials that was highly functional based on cutting-edge power engineering technology and biotechnology and with world-class R&D resources. In order to maximize the inherent effectiveness of phytochemicals contained in raw soybean which demonstrates weakness to heat and poor digestion (55%), Soyzen applied a two-phase, infrared-drying method, a two- phase, impact-crushing method at low temperature, and a nitrogen circulation method. As a r esult, a new bioactive material with 96% digestibility is produced.

In the ISURP: April 1995 - March 1998

Contact Person: Through website

Takano Co, Ltd. was in the research park from April 1995 to March 1998 and was involved in the manufacture and sales of steel furniture products, electrode actuator or products, image processing equipment, exterior products, precision spring products, stationary goods, plastic molding, and press processing products. This company conducted research in the areas of Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE), Optics and Optical systems, and Image Processing in collaboration with a number of research laboratories, companies, and Iowa State University.

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http://tdvib.com/

In the ISURP: October 2016 - March 2019

Contact Person: 515-296-8030

TdVib, LLC was a part of the research park from October 2016 to March 2019. This company produced Terfeno I-D, Galfenol and related actuators. The global market for these products has developed over the past few decades developing multiple commercial applications now emerging in the marketplace.

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In the ISURP: August 1991 - November 1994

Contact Person: 515-604-8077

Telfax Communications was in the research park from August 1991 to November 1994. This company specialized in developing portable equipment for the broadcast industry. Telefax also developed innovative products such as audio routing switchers, signal enhancement systems for telecommunications lines, and cellular telephone equipment.

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http://www.vistabright.com/about.html

In the ISURP: January 2010 - February 2010

Contact Person: vistabright@live.com or 877-767-2346

This company was only in the research park for a month in 2010. Vista Bright Lighting sold energy efficient industrial and commercial lighting equipment to customers nationwide. A goal for Vista Bright Lighting was to replace Metal Halide and Sodium Vapor lights with energy efficient fluorescent lighting fixtures. Products offered for warehouses, manufacturing facilities, and street and parking lot lighting, cutting energy consumption by 50% while improving visual acuity.

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In the ISURP: September 1994 - September 1995

Contact Person: Marissa Gregory: mgregory@versova.com

From September 1994 to September 1995, VISTA R&D was a part of the research park. VISTA stands for “Virtual Intelligence Systems, Technology & Applications”. This company developed machine vision hardware and software for use in a variety of real-time applications such as automatic inspection for manufacturing process control and autonomous video surveillance.

In the ISURP: December 2004 - November 2005

From December 2004 to November 2005, Xenacom Ltd. was a part of the research park. This company was a leading provider of software solutions and professional services for agricultural industries. They provided turnkey and web-centric applications developed for the agricultural and horticulture industries. Xen-AGRI was a trial management and traceability application for the seed industry. Xen-APIARY was a web-based beekeeping application that helps the apiarists and cooperatives manage their business all year round. Xenacom Ltd. had 2 full-time employees for the whole time they were in the park.