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Technology Commercialization Committee - November 4, 2021


Location: 1963 Bell Avenue, Suite 200 Helmick Conference Room or via https://iowa.website/tccboard
Date: November 4 | 9:30 a.m.


Technology Commercialization Committee 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 September 9, 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. 9:40 am: Funding Pipeline Update

    Adrienne Greenwald
  4. 9:45 am: SBIR/STTR Outreach Program

    Jill Lippincott
  5. 9:55 am: Closed Session (Iowa Code section 15.118)
    Discussion of Information Contained in Applications for Financial Assistance

    Adrienne Greenwald
    Roll Call
    1. 10:00: Townhall LLC: Proof of Commercial Relevance: $25,000

    2. 10:20: NanoSpy Inc.: Proof of Commercial Relevance: $25,000

    3. 10:40: Lola’s Fine Sauces: Demo Fund: $100,000

    4. 11:20: Mazen Animal Health Demo Fund: $125,000

  6. 12:00 pm: Open Session

    1. Townhall LLC: Proof of Commercial Relevance: $25,000

      Roll Call
    2. NanoSpy Inc: Proof of Commercial Relevance $25,000

      Roll Call
    3. Lola’s Fine Sauce’s: Demo Fund: $100,000

      Roll Call
    4. Mazen Animal Health Demo Fund: $125,000

      Roll Call
  7. 12:30 pm: Closed Session (Iowa Code section 15.118) | Discussion of Information that IEDA is Required to Keep Confidential During the Contract Administration Process

    Paul Stueckradt
    Roll Call
    1. 12:35: ECR Logic: Award # 18-PCR-013

    2. 12:45: ECR Logic: Award # 19-DEMO-006

    3. 12:55: GKAT

    4. 1:05: Stone Medical

    5. 1:15: Priority 5

  8. 1:15 pm: Open Session

    1. ECR Logic: Compliance

      Roll Call
    2. ECR Logic: Compliance

      Roll Call
    3. GKAT: Compliance

      Roll Call
    4. Stone Medical: Compliance

      Roll Call
    5. Priority 5: Compliance

      Roll Call
  9. Other Business | Next TCC meeting is January 13, 2022

  10. 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.
If you require accommodations to participate in this public meeting, call (515) 348-6199 to make your request. Please notify us at least 48 hours in advance.
**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.