This prestigious award will honor one deserving startup owned by a faculty or staff member affiliated with the University of Iowa. The recipient of this award exhibits passion, devotion and innovation in planning and deploying their startup and have either made significant progress over the years, or have made an impact as determined by jobs created, revenue generated, or other metrics. For the purpose of this award, a startup is defined as a breakout company that has been operational for 3 years or less.
Eligibility: Any company started by a current UI faculty member or staff member are encouraged to apply. The company must be based in Iowa.
Faculty/Staff Startup of the Year: Candidate must be an owner of the company and currently employed by the University of Iowa, on a full-time basis, at the time of the application.
Nomination: You may nominate more than one company/organization for the award. You must, however, complete a separate application for each nomination.
Application Deadline: February 3