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Our center is partnering with industry customers to develop new food processing and industrial fermentation technologies at bench and pilot scale capabilities.

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At CCUR, our mission is to identify, coordinate, facilitate and foster mission-oriented interdisciplinary research (both basic and applied), development, technology transfer, and commercialization activities that will increase and enhance utilization of Midwestern crops, and create new agricultural utilization enterprises in Iowa.

We believe no grain or crops should leave the state without “adding value,” Iowa remains the world’s primary source of food and feed ingredients, biofuels and biobased products, and Iowa State University becomes the internationally recognized source of new crop utilization technologies.



Equipment & Facilities

Home to some of the best laboratory, processing, and training facilities at Iowa State University, explore the equipment and facilities available through CCUR.