Foundations in Learning, a UI-spinout business based at the research park, has received a $900,000 federal Small Business Innovation Research grant, university staff announced Wednesday. The funding comes in addition to a $450,000 grant the company received from the U.S. Department of Education in 2014.

Foundations in Learning has developed a product called Access Code, a new learning model that aims to help children who struggle with reading comprehension.The company was founded by University of Iowa alumni Carolyn Brown and Jerry Zimmermann (pictured).

More information about Foundations in Learning is available here:  http://www.foundations-learning.com/