Welcome to the EDIR Office

To assist external stakeholders in accessing the unique capabilities and services of Iowa State University, the Office of Economic Development and Industry Relations (EDIR) was formed in 2014. EDIR provides a single point of contact or “one-stop shop” to streamline...

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Helping Coaches Coach

When they launched Camp Marketing Services — today known as My Online Camp — back in 2006, co-founders Don Myers, Andy Priestley and Matthew Mann had a modest goal: To remove the administrative headaches of running camps for coaches. While the team had a hunch back...

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From Intern to Engineer

As an Iowa-based company, Vermeer Manufacturing has always had a close relationship with Iowa State University. And in recent years, that relationship has only grown closer as Vermeer has established a physical presence in Ames, just minutes from where its next...

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Having an Impact on Society

The digital age, with all its complexity, began at Iowa State University in 1942 when ISU physics professor John Atanasoff and assistant Clifford Berry built the “ABC” (Atanasoff Berry Computer), the world’s first digital electronic computer – to save them the trouble...

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