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Entrepreneurship Research Guide   Tags: business_creation, creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation, social_entrepreneurship  

Listing of entrepreneurship resources for teaching and research
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Entrepreneurship @ Iowa State

  • Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative
    The Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative was established in 2005. Based in the College of Agriculture, the Initiative's goal is to To create the foremost program for training and developing high growth agricultural entrepreneurs in the United States.
  • CBiRC Foundry
    Based in the NSF Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals, the Foundry’s mission is optimize the early formative stages of startup companies by providing experienced support for the transition from technological innovation to business opportunity. The Foundry strives to stimulate and nurture technology-led innovation and entrepreneurship in the expanding biobased sector.
  • Entrepreneurial Studies Minor
    The goal of the Entrepreneurial Studies program is to provide the knowledge and skills needed to create value through recognizing and developing opportunities.
  • Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
    The SBDC provides free in-depth quality assistance to small businesses in all areas that promote growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and management improvement. Iowa SBDC is funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
  • ISU Research Park
    Iowa State University Research Park, a rapidly growing technology community of more than 50 companies, many of whom have direct ties with teaching and research mission of Iowa State University.
  • Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship
    The Center has two primary objectives: to create a culture that encourages entrepreneurship and innovation, and to provide the tools necessary for building and improving Iowa's businesses.
  • Veterinary Entrepreneurship Website
    Veterinary Entrepreneurship @ ISU

External Opportunities

  • NSF Innovation Core ( I-Core) Program
    I-Corps is a public-private partnership program that teaches grantees to identify valuable product opportunities that can emerge from academic research, and offers entrepreneurship training to student participants.

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