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Patent and License Insights, Business Support, Entrepreneurial Training, Partnerships and More!

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We’re the first stop for businesses, faculty and staff, and students looking to develop ideas into commercial opportunities.  Here's a quick look at some of the other sources we can provide:

Patent and Licensing Help

The University of Iowa Research Foundation offers a host of support services including assistance in the areas of licenses, patents, inventions, and intellectual property.

Business Support

Contact the Small Business Development Center, the University of Iowa Research Park, or the Technology Innovation Center.

Entrepreneurial Expertise

Contact the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center to find out more about everything from entrepreneurial mentors to classes and workshops and angel investors. 

Lee Groeschl                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Associate Director of Economic Development

Iowa Centers for Enterprise

To find out more about other funding sources, contact the IOWA Centers for Enterprise at: 319-335-3999.