The Iowa Biotechnology Association (IowaBio) is accepting applications through Nov. 6 from startups interested in competing at the annual Iowa Biotech Showcase & Conference, formerly known as Partnering for Growth. The winner of the Biotech Showcase will receive $10,000 and a one-year membership to IowaBio. Eight companies in industries including food/agriculture, human and animal health, […]

Members of the Technology Association of Iowa and the Iowa Biotechnology Association have two chances to hear candidates for Iowa’s governor office speak on issues around the state’s technology and bioscience industries. TAI and IowaBio will host both forums – one with Fred Hubbell on Sept. 21, and one with Gov. Kim Reynolds on Oct. […]

Members of the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) and the Iowa Biotechnology Association (IowaBio) have a chance to attend two gubernatorial candidate forums in Cedar Rapids, focusing on science and technology issues in Iowa, TAI announced Friday. Candidates Fred Hubbell, Democrat, and incumbent Gov. Kim Reynolds, Republican, will participate in two separate forum discussions with […]

From left: IowaBio Executive Director Joe Hrdlicka; SynderBio co-founder Dr. Sarah Vigmostad; and IowaBio Associate Director Melissa Moyer. Contributed photo A cancer diagnostics company and a long-time entrepreneur and community leader both received top honors at this year’s Partnering for Growth Biotech Innovation Showcase. SynderBio, based in Coralville, is a lab automation and cancer diagnostics […]