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Technology Commercialization Committee - July 11, 2019

Details

Location: 200 E Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309 | Main Conference Room
Date: July 11 | 9:30 a.m.

Attendees

Board Members Emily Harris, Rich Hichwa, Davin Hills, Pankaj Monga, Hank Norem, Donna Ramaeker Zahn, Kathy Zehr

Agenda

  1. Committee Chair

    1. Welcome and Introductions

      Information
    2. Roll Call

    3. Approval of May 9, 2019 Meeting Minutes

      Action
  2. Public Comment Period

    1. 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 a.m.: SBIR/STTR Outreach Program

    Anne Price
    1. Funding Requests

      Action
    2. Commercialization Progress of SBIR/STTR Companies

      Information
  4. 10:00 am: Closed Session (Iowa Code section 15.118)
    Discussion of Information Contained in Applications for Financial Assistance

    Roll Call
    1. 10:00: Home Painter: Proof of Commercial Relevance: $25,000

      Adrienne Greenwald
    2. 10:20: Trigger Interactive: Proof of Commercial Relevance: $25,000

    3. 10:40: MakuSafe: Demonstration Fund: $100,000

    4. 11:10: Rantizo: Demonstration Fund: $100,000

    5. 11:40: WorkHound: Propel Fund: $250,000

  5. 12:15 p.m.: Open Session

    Action
    1. Home Painter: Proof of Commercial Relevance: $25,000

      Roll Call
    2. Trigger Interactive: Proof of Commercial Relevance: $25,000

      Roll Call
    3. MakuSafe: Demonstration Fund: $100,000

      Roll Call
    4. Rantizo: Demonstration Fund: $100,000

      Roll Call
    5. WorkHound: Propel Fund: $250,000

      Roll Call
  6. 12:35 pm: Closed Session (Iowa Code section 15.118)
    Discussion of Information Contained in Applications for Financial Assistance and Discussion of Information that IEDA is Required to Keep Confidential During the Contract Administration Process

    Roll Call
    1. 12:35: Lender Close: Propel Fund: $250,000

      Adrienne Greenwald
    2. 1:10: Higher Learning Technologies: Expansion Fund: $400,000

    3. 1:45: ECR Logic: Iowa City

      Paul Stueckradt
    4. 1:50: IAM AgTech: Ottumwa

    5. 1:55: Blue-9: Maquoketa

    6. 2:00: Military Cost Cutters: Carlisle

    7. 2:10: Finkle and Sons: West Des Moines

    8. 2:25: Viewpoint Molecular: Iowa City

  7. 2:45 pm: Open Session

    Action
    1. Lender Close: Propel Fund: $250,000

      Roll Call
    2. Higher Learning Technologies: Expansion Fund: $400,000

      Roll Call
    3. ECR Logic: Iowa City

      Roll Call
    4. IAM AgTech: Ottumwa

      Roll Call
    5. Blue-9: Maquoketa

      Roll Call
    6. Military Cost Cutters: Carlisle

      Roll Call
    7. Finkle and Sons: West Des Moines

      Roll Call
    8. Viewpoint Molecular: Iowa City

      Roll Call
  8. Other Business

    1. Next TCC meeting is September 12, 2019

  9. Adjournment

    Action

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.

If you require accommodations to participate in this public meeting, call (515) 348-6146 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.

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