Cedar Rapids Gazette: ICAD Group Showcasing Innovation in Economic Development 4/9 and 5/10

Thursday, April 4, 2013

While working to maintain, grow, and attract interstate commerce in the Iowa City area, the Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) Group is partnering with the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) and the University of Iowa College of Engineering for two upcoming events.

Tuesday, April 9, ICAD Group will help host a live video/audio stream from the 8th annual Prometheus Awards, live from Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines.  The Prometheus Awards, hosted by TAI, have been established as Iowa’s largest and most prestigious distinction that recognizes innovation in Iowa’s high-tech industry.  Starting at 6 p.m., ICAD Group will show the ceremony live at the IC CoLab, 316 E Court in Iowa City.  Light refreshments will be available and attendees are welcome to bring food and beverage.

Then, on May 10, ICAD Group is hosting a three hour afternoon networking reception in Iowa City to showcase fifteen senior design projects from the University of Iowa College of Engineering.  ICAD Group and the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance helped to sponsor three of the senior engineering projects.  More information will be released soon about the open house and networking event on May 10.