General FAQ

Yes, The IOWA Research Park falls under the Office of Innovation at the University of Iowa. 

The BioVentures Center is where the IOWA Research Park headquarters are located. It is also the home to the Business Incubator's executive offices 

Companies come to the Park for a variety of reasons, such as access to research resources, specialized lab space, and proximity to the university. Regardless of your primary reason for locating at the Park, our highly specialized spaces, experienced team, and customizable business services can be adapted to fit your company’s needs. The Park provides a local infrastructure of talent, resources, and business support to help each company grow. The Office of Innovation team can provide independent perspectives and insights to help businesses and entrepreneurs succeed. Check out the complete list of facilities and amenities

Yes, we have available parking throughout the IOWA Research Park and it is free to tenants and visitors. 

No. While the IOWA Research Park supports many UI spinouts, it is open to all technology and life science companies. 

Yes, you can inquire about availability through the contact us page.

Visit out Apply for Tenancy tab which has all of the guidelines for tenants. 

There are daycare services just offsite and throughout the Iowa City/Coralville/North Liberty area.

BioVentures Center/ Business Incubation FAQ

Shared equipment includes: 

  • (2) -80 Freezers 

  • (2) Autoclaves 

  • RO/DI water system 

  • Laboratory glassware washer/dryer 

  • Ice machine 

  • Class III Type A Biological Safety Cabinet, Vertical Laminar Flow Bench Model w/ UV Light 

  • Thermo Scientific Incubator 

  • Thermo Scientific Centrifuge 

Yes, here at the BioVentures Center we offer a wide range of office space and types of buinsess needs.

Yes, there is a dedicated lactation room located on the main level of the BioVentures Center.


Reach out to learn more about the possibilities at the Park.