By the Numbers
- BCRF has led over $40M in grant funding and directly supported another $45M in grant funding at Iowa State University since 2009
- BCRF supports over 50 sponsored research and industry service projects annually.
- 30% of all industry sponsored research at Iowa State University is supported by BCRF
- External grants have supported 260 staff-years of employment with a direct economic impact of over $15M to the local economy
- BCRF innovations have led to 25+ patents and technology license agreements with private industry
- 10 Iowa-based companies have utilized BCRF to successfully startup or expand their businesses
- Since 2009 BCRF has provided experiential learning opportunities for 260 undergraduates with over 325,000 hours of undergraduate employment.
- Over 15,000 visitors have been hosted at BCRF since 2009 including farmer organizations, industry groups, government officials, and international interest groups.