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Technology Commercialization Committee - July 8, 2021


Location: Teams Only
Date: July 8 | 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 May 13, 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        

    Adrienne Greenwald
    Roll Call
    1. 9:50: FarmPost: Demonstration Fund: $100,000

    2. 10:20: Gain Compliance: Propel Fund: $250,000

    3. Discussion of Information IEDA is Required to Keep Confidential During the Contract Administration Process
      11:00: Blue-9: Compliance

      Paul Stueckradt
    4. 11:10: Pablow: Compliance

  5. 11:25 am: Open Session

    1. FarmPost: Demonstration Fund: $100,000

      Roll Call
    2. Gain Compliance: Propel Fund: $250,000

      Roll Call
    3. Blue-9: Compliance

      Roll Call
    4. Pablow: Compliance

      Roll Call
  6. Other Business | Next TCC meeting is September 9, 2021

  7. Adjournment

PLEASE NOTE:  Agenda items may be considered out of order at the discretion of the chair for each meeting. The meeting will not convene earlier than stated above, but may begin later, depending upon length of earlier meetings and quorum requirements. 

THIS MEETING WILL BE ELECTRONIC VIA THE TEAMS APP ONLY.  Please use the link provided above.  

**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.