AARP today announced a collaboration with technology company Orbita Inc. to study new digital approaches for remote patient monitoring and for reducing social isolation. The work will guide ongoing development of solutions providing intuitive in-home access to information and tools to improve self-care among adults. Research shows that health outcomes improve when patients more fully […]

Dan Cosgrove, Vice President of Business Development for Corteva Agriscience, and Katherine Harrington, innovationIOWA Magazine sales manager, unveil the 2018 innovationIOWA Magazine cover on May 25. Our lovely magazine released issue No. 5 at the innovationIOWA Magazine unveiling! If you joined us at Corteva Agriscience – Agriculture Division of DowDuPont last Thursday, thank you for […]

BUZZFEED NEWS: A Sydney man is appealing the court’s decision after he was convicted of traveling without a valid train ticket. Biohacker and real person Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow, 33, was fined in August 2017 for boarding a train without a ticket. Except he’d already paid, Meow-Meow argued: four months earlier, Meow-Meow had a travel […]

University of Iowa startup Verdlilife has won $50,000 after demonstrating a new agricultural cleaning process, the Corridor Business Journal reports. Mahdi Eghbali, Ph.D. candidate in economics at UI, was awarded for his pitch at the MegaWatt Ventures competition this month. Verdilife uses a proprietary process known as the Nano-Intelligent Smokeless Bio-Char System to transform wood […]

At the start of 2017, chemical engineer Meredith Smith was frustrated by the statistics of workers in her industry. Women held 24 percent of all science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs, and only 14 percent of engineers are women, the U.S. Department of Commerce reports. Looking deeper, the National Science Foundation’s annual indicators report […]

By Kavilash Chawla, Partner and Kelly Dittmann, Managing Director Kavilash Chawla and Kelly Dittmann, both leaders at Baton Global, offer their insights on the digital transformation going on in the financial space. Chawla is a partner at Baton, while Dittman helps in business and strategy development and digital transformation. How do you personally define innovation? In business, […]