The Iowa Biotechnology Association announced it is accepting general registrations for Partnering for Growth 2017:Biotech Innovation Showcase & Forum. The event features an investor conference and industry forum that joins innovators, investors and biotech leaders together over the course of a day and a half. It is a premier event for learning, investing and networking with various sectors of the biotech industry.  Start-up presentations will be focused around the development of biofuels and biomaterials; advances in food, ag and plant genetics; progress in animal health; as well as human health and medical technology.

The event is scheduled for March 21-22, 2017, at the FFA Enrichment Center, Ankeny, Iowa. Event highlights include:

  • Start-Up Company Presentations
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Breakout Panel Discussions
  • Exhibit Floor
  • Evening Reception with Local Legislators and Awards Ceremonies

For more information and to register, go to