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.
Recently, 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
2) "One Health" Infectious Diseases,
3) Personal Medicine, and
4) Advanced Foods.
Together, we Innovate Iowa!
President, Greater Des Moines Partnership
President, MedCara Pharmaceuticals
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
Executive Director, Iowa Biotechnology Association