For this year’s innovationIOWA magazine, we too are fittingly pivoting from our normal in-person unveiling party to a virtual interactive event aimed to help you and your organization learn from others who have been reactively innovating in the face of new challenges and needs. Join our virtual gathering on May 21, where you’ll hear stories […]

EMC Insurance Cos. and Iowa State professor Lisa Schulte Moore are winners of the innovationIOWA awards, the Business Record announced today.  EMC is the recipient of the Corteva Agriscience innovationLEADER Award for its efforts to take a company value of innovation to the next level. Lisa Schulte Moore — professor of natural resource ecology and […]

Help us recognize innovation happening across Iowa as we seek nominations to honor both an organization and an individual for their accomplishments. Awards will be presented at innovationIOWA Magazine’s unveiling on May 21, 2020. Submit nominations for: Corteva Agriscience innovationLEADER Honors an organization or company for their originality, leadership, and impact on their company, state […]

Photo contributed by Workiva Workiva, an international data compliance company with offices in Canada, Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong, is happy to call Ames, Iowa, home. In 2008, Workiva Inc. first formed as WebFilings, the brainchild of six entrepreneurs. That group of founders recognized how public companies were struggling to corral companywide data into a […]

Photo contributed by David Kingland As a longtime entrepreneur in finance and engineering, David Kingland believes innovation is the product of being flexible. “The key is to not only invent, but reinvent as technology and client needs change,” said Kingland, who is innovationIOWA’s 2019 innovationENTREPRENEUR of the Year. But first let’s look back. Kingland got […]

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 […]

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 […]