Affiliated Centers, Institutes & Laboratories

Bioeconomy Institute

Iowa State University’s Bioeconomy Institute (BEI) opens opportunities in Iowa’s burgeoning bioeconomy, where our society looks to agriculture for fuel, energy, chemicals, and materials.
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Center for Industrial Research and Service

CIRAS has helped more than 360 construction firms in Iowa over the past five years, generating an economic impact of more than $561 million.
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Center for Nondestructive Evaluation

CNDE has a long history of working with industry to provide cost-effective tools and solutions which address relevant problems for a variety of industrial sectors.
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Institute for Transportation

The Institute for Transportation (InTrans) is the focal point for transportation at Iowa State University.
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Virtual Reality Application Center

Iowa State University’s Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC) is an interdisciplinary research center focused at the intersection of humans and technology, aimed broadly at enhancing the productivity and creativity of people.
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Wind Energy Initiative

The Wind Energy Initiative will combine wind energy research, education and outreach activities in conjunction with industry to enable and enhance the economic viability of wind energy production, delivery and adoption.
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