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Iowa State University Center for Industrial Research and Services

This month, we're spotlighting Iowa State University's Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS). CIRAS's vast network of university and industry experts bring years of professional experience to CIRAS, making them a leading integrator of solutions in Iowa. Clients have reported an economic impact of more than $2 billion over the past five years. Pretty impressive if you ask us!

For services such as Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review, Business Plan Training, Census Data, Feasibility Studies, International Market Research, Market Plan Development, Market Research and MORE, contact CIRAS on our Resource Navigator.  

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In addition to our comprehensive network of resource providers that entrepreneurs can access 24/7 via the Resource Navigator, we also provide some direct services to Iowa small business owners.

Our popular Business Concierge can provide your Iowa-based company with helpful referrals, and our monthly free online business webinars attract hundreds of Iowa entrepreneur participants.

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