The University of Iowa Office of Innovation exists to guide innovators along the journey from idea to invention to potential commercialization by providing a complement of necessary resources, by fostering a culture of collaboration and by leveraging external expertise.
UI Ventures is a service provided to the faculty, staff, and graduate students at the University of Iowa. We evaluate the need you have identified and how your technology addresses that need. We engage our vast network of industry experts to help assess market, team, and stage of development and move the best ideas from research to commercialization.
MADE offers unique opportunities to Iowa's faculty and staff innovators and student employees. Faculty and staff invent solutions to address needs and MADE offers a fast and accessible pipeline to get unique solutions from clinical settings to market presence. University of Iowa students have access to a hands-on opportunity working in a medical device company right on campus.
The Translational Research Incubator (TRI) is a unique business space on the University of Iowa’s campus whose goal is to provide an environment for early, research-based companies to accomplish critical milestones toward commercialization.