Iowa State University (ISU) recently announced the appointment of Dr. Sundeep Vani to the newly created role of Chief Technology Officer for the Biobased Products platform.
In this role, Dr. Vani will serve as a conduit between research and industry. He will work closely with both the Biobased Product platform lead, Brent Shanks, his team and the Iowa Innovation Corporation CEO, Jim Register, and staff to help identify promising emerging technologies and facilitate their development into commercial products.
This is the first such bioscience platform-related hire made at ISU and is part of the State’s bioscience-based economic development growth initiative. Further details on the appointment can be found here.