September 20, 2016 – Washington, DC – Viewpoint Molecular Targeting, LLC founders met with Iowa legislators at the National Council on Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) National Demo Day. The purpose was to educate them on the key role university based biomedical startups play in creating high value jobs and in improving national economic and social competitiveness.
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News & Announcements
SantosHuman, Inc., a spinoff company that grew out of ongoing research at the University of Iowa, recently announced the release of a new plug-in module to its line of virtual human modeling and simulation software. Santos® Arm’s Force Field provides SantosHuman’s clients with the only existing way to access the most accurate, validated method to predict manual arm strength available today.
How are startups in the state competing with major metros when it comes to recruiting tech talent? It comes down to internships, building a better corporate culture and staying creative, the Des Moines Register reports. Companies like Des Moines-based payments provider Dwolla offer unlimited vacation and stock options, while Coralville-based app maker Higher Learning Technologies is focusing on bringing students into the development process, and building a fun and innovative culture.