At Iowa State, we believe the ability to be innovative isn’t reserved for a select few. That’s why we’ve infused opportunities for innovation into everything we offer. From how we design our curriculum to how we construct our facilities, we’re deliberate about making resources for innovation accessible to everyone. Including you.
We call this culture Innovate at Iowa State.
As a student, you have a variety of programming and resources available to you, all designed to help you turn your ideas into action.
If you’re a business that wants help moving your company forward, partner with us to leverage our faculty expertise and student resources.
Our innovative culture extends to our research community, where breakthroughs continuously occur in fields of all kinds, from vaccinations to agriculture.
in the nation for research out of 489 universities without a human medical school
For the fourth time since 2017, we won an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University Award from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
for our undergraduate entrepreneurship program by The Princeton Review for three years in a row
We believe great minds think together. That’s why we built our $84 million Student Innovation Center dedicated to interdisciplinary collaboration. With 146,000 square feet of technology-driven makerspaces, dedicated study zones, and more, it’s an innovation playground.
Here, all majors can work together to further their innovation capacity—and help each other turn their ideas into action.
Iowa State’s Start Something Network consists of our innovation- and entrepreneurship-centric academic opportunities, from credit-earning coursework to capstone projects to internships, for all university students regardless of discipline.
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