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Technology Commercialization Committee - March 11, 2021


Location: Telephonic/Microsoft Teams
Date: March 11 | 9:30 a.m.


Committee Members David Bernstein, Emily Harris, Rich Hichwa, Davin Hills, Pankaj Monga, Hank Norem, Donna Ramaeker Zahn


  1. Committee Chair

    Donna Ramaeker Zahn
    1. Welcome and Introductions

    2. Roll Call

    3. Approval of January 14, 2021, Meeting Minutes

  2. Public Comment Period - A public comment period for the full meeting will be held at this time to accommodate visitors. This period is limited to 10 minutes.

  3. 9:35 am: SBIR/STTR Outreach Program

    Anne Price
  4. 9:45 am: Closed Session (Iowa Code section 15.118) - Discussion of Information Contained in Applications for Financial Assistance

    1. 9:50: Integrated Behavioral Health Services DBA Classroom Clinic: Proof of Commercial Relevance: $25,000

    2. 10:10: FBB BioMed: Demonstration Fund: $125,000

    3. 10:45: Deetz, Inc.: Demonstration Fund: $100,000

    4. 11:20: Eagle’s Catch: Propel Fund: $250,000

    5. 12:15: Accelerated Ag Technologies DBA PowerPollen: Compliance - Discussion of Information IEDA is Required to Keep Confidential During the Contract Administration Process

      Paul Stueckradt
  5. 12:35 pm: Open Session

    1. Integrated Behavioral Health Services DBA Classroom Clinic: Proof of Commercial Relevance: $25,000

      Roll Call
    2. FBB BioMed: Demonstration Fund: $125,00

      Roll Call
    3. Deetz, Inc.: Demonstration Fund: $100,000

      Roll Call
    4. Eagle’s Catch: Propel Fund: $250,000

      Roll Call
    5. Accelerated Ag Technologies DBA PowerPollen: Compliance

      Roll Call
  6. Other Business - Next TCC meeting is May 13, 2021

  7. Adjournment

PLEASE NOTE:  Agenda items may be considered out of order at the discretion of the chair for each meeting. Meetings will not convene earlier than stated above, but may begin later, depending upon length of earlier meetings. Due to restrictions necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held telephonically and via Teams only. If you wish to participate in this public meeting, please call 515.348.6199 to request directions to access the meeting electronically.   
**The Technology Commercialization Committee may go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code sections 21.5(1)a, 15.118, 22.7.3, and 22.7.6 to review and discuss records IEDA is required to treat as confidential under Iowa law. This may include trade secrets and/or confidential business and financial information about applicants and industrial prospects with which the Authority is currently negotiating or during administration of a contract executed pursuant to a successful application.