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Technology Commercialization Committee - November 2019


Location: 200 E Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309 | Main Conference Room
Date: November 7 | 9:30 a.m.


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


  1. Committee Chair

    Kathy Zehr
    1. Welcome and Introductions

    2. Roll Call

    3. Approval of September 12 and October 15, 2019 Meeting Minutes

  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
  4. 9:45 a.m.: 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. 9:45: Flawk: Proof of Commercial Relevance: $25,000

      Adrienne Greenwald
    2. 10:10: Inseer: Demonstration Fund: $100,000

    3. 10:45: ScoutPro: Urbandale

      Paul Stueckradt
    4. 11:05: Athena GTX: Johnston

    5. 11:25: Immortagen: Coralville

    6. 11:45: Point of Choice: Fairfield

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

    1. Flawk: Proof of Commercial Relevance: $25,000

      Roll Call
    2. Inseer: Demonstration Fund: $100,000

      Roll Call
    3. ScoutPro: Urbandale

      Roll Call
    4. Athena GTX: Johnston

      Roll Call
    5. Immortagen: Coralville

      Roll Call
    6. Point of Choice: Fairfield

      Roll Call
  6. Other Business

    1. Next TCC meeting is January 9, 2020

  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.

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.