BCS Programs



The Center for Business Growth and Innovation (CBGI) creates strategic plans for success and evaluation that can be used by small businesses or entrepreneurs.

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) is a non-profit organization that provides environmentally focused education, training, and assistance to Iowa businesses. iwrc_logo3.fw_.png


The Institute for Decision Making (IDM) is a visionary, valued and flexible partner in Iowa’s quest for economic growth and improved quality of place.

Strategic Marketing Services is a full service marketing research organization that delivers customized, targeted, actionable marketplace intelligence to clients of varying sizes, industries, and geographic locations. sms.fw_.png

jpec.fw_.png The UNI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center provides a range of innovative educational programs and support services designed for student entrepreneurs.

Advance Iowa is a comprehensive consulting program designed to work with midsized companies to complement their growth through a variety of services. advance_iowa_logo.png


The Metal Casting Center is a nationally recognized leader in foundry research, applied technology and technical business assistance.

The Tallgrass Prairie Center develops research, techniques, education and source-identified seed for restoration and preservation of native vegetation. tpc.fw_.png

ceee_logo_2012.fw_.png The Center for Energy & Environmental Education (CEEE) provides technical assistance and educational programs on energy conservation, renewable energy, local food systems and sustainability.

Geoinformatics Training, Research, Education & Extension (GeoTREE) is an interdisciplinary center that is unique in transferring geospatial technologies to federal, state, local and tribal government (FSLT) agencies geotree.fw__0.png

rrttc.fw_.png The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) is an interdisciplinary research, education and outreach center working to solve solid waste problems and providing research and assistance on concerns related to solid waste.

The UNI Small Business Development Center provides free, confidential, customized business advice in the Cedar Valley region.