Innovate Iowa

Welcome

Innovate Iowa is a public/private partnership that includes senior leaders from biotech, academia, business, health and other organizations interested in growing Iowa's economy with a specific focus on advancing medical innovation. We are committed to working with Iowa leaders and elected officials about the policies that will help ensure Iowa remains a leader in animal, plant and human health.

2011 Iowa Bioscience StrategyRecently, Innovate Iowa released the Battelle Bioscience Strategy Update during a press conference featuring Governor Branstad. The report clearly outlines key areas of strength for Iowa and additional areas of opportunity.

It is our goal, with your help, to shine the spotlight on Iowa's niche Bioscience Technology Platforms of
1) Bioeconomy,
2) "One Health" Infectious Diseases,
3) Personal Medicine, and
4) Advanced Foods.

Together, we Innovate Iowa!

DOWNLOAD THE BATTELLE BIOSCIENCE STRATEGY UPDATE

Advisory Board Members

Doug Reichardt
Chairman, Innovate Iowa

Ric Jurgens
Chairman & CEO, Hy-Vee, Inc.

Greg Geoffroy
Former President, Iowa State University

Elliott Smith
President, Iowa Business Council

Dr. Andy McGuire
Physician and Business Leader

Robert Riley, Jr.
Iowa Innovation Council

Dr. Rob Denson
President, Des Moines Area Community College

Rachel Hurley
Executive Director, Iowa Biotechnology Association