UI student-owned business wins $100,000 at prestigious TCU start-up competition

April 26, 2017

The grand prize winner of the Barrentine Values and Ventures Competition at TCU was HealthTech Solutions, a company founded by two University of Iowa students to improve the communication between organ donors and organ recipients.

UI student spin-out business takes top national honor

April 20, 2017

University of Iowa students won a $10,000 award for their invention in the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize national competition. The students' business is called SwineTech.

UI student startup takes top prize in TCU startup competition

April 27, 2017

The grand prize winner in a recent start-up venture competition at TCU was a business founded by University of Iowa students. The business is called HealthTech solutions and their mission is to make is easier for organ donors to communicate with their recipients.

Two Engineering Student Companies Involved in BELL Center

December 8, 2014

Spectator and Sight to the World are two businesses in the Bedell Entrepreneurial Learning Laboratory (BELL) that were founded by Engineering students. 

UI Senior Creates Product to Increase Desk Space

January 26, 2015

Andrew Shao, a senior at the University of Iowa, invented Test Buddy, a small surface that attaches to desks to give students more space. Shao is currently working on prototypes, but hopes to see it in stores soon.

The Bedell Learning Laboratory Turns 10

December 10, 2014

The Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL) at the University of Iowa was opened in 2004 as a space for entrepreneurs to work on their ideas. On the 10th anniversary of its opening, several people reflect on their experience at the BELL.

Tapping the Creative Well

December 2, 2013

The Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL), established by Tom Bedell in 2004, is a business incubator for University of Iowa students that are working to create a startup company.

Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory to Host Open House Thursday

August 26, 2013

Jack Malone, a member of the Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory (BELL) and a student at the University of Iowa, will be displaying his business, along with other student entrepreneurs, at the BELL open house this week.