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Economic development roadmap for bioscience in Iowa identifies four platforms

December 30, 2017View for printing

Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, along with representatives from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) and Iowa Innovation Council (IIC), released an economic development roadmap for Iowa's bioscience industry during a December 19th news conference. IEDA and IIC hired TEConomy Partners, LLC to do an in-depth analysis on Iowa's bioscience industry. This is the state's third bioscience report and most extensive to date, building on a baseline report done in 2004 and a progress report done in 2011.

Over the past year and a half, TEConomy researchers examined Iowa's current position in comparison with the rest of the nation. According to the report, Iowa has 36 percent more employment in bioscience than the national average. ... ience-iowa/
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