Securing a Leading Edge
Technology is critical to the long-term well-being of manufacturers. Iowa has a variety of resources to help you understand and implement the right technology for your business.
CIRAS provides Iowa manufacturers access to dozens of testing facilities at Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory.
Iowa sets itself apart as being one of the few states to offer a refundable research activities tax credit. Research may include manufacturing process improvements and time spent by engineers, management and other employees designing and testing new manufacturing processes.
Advanced Technology Development
The Iowa Innovation Corporation provides connections throughout the technology ecosystem.
The UNI Metal Casting Center provides research and technical assistance in casting.
Professional Associations and Organizations
American Society of Mechanical Engineers:
Society of Manufacturing Engineers:
Society of Women Engineers: