Graph of results from a CIRAS survey of Iowa manufacturers: Industry Research.

Iowa Industry Research Reports

CIRAS strives to be Iowa’s definitive source for industry knowledge and best practices.

We regularly conduct research on industry subsectors deemed to be of importance to the Iowa economy. Our research includes surveys of Iowa companies, profiles of various industries, and topic-specific white papers.  Recent research is highlighted below.

To discuss this industry research and how it might relate to a specific Iowa company, contact CIRAS Director Ron Cox.

CIRAS also receives funding from the Iowa legislature to encourage small Iowa companies to invest in research. Eligible projects can qualify for cost share using this funding. For research needs specific to an individual company, please visit our Contract Research service page.