Center for Business Growth and Innovation Stories & News

Tour of the Foundry 4.0 Center

UNI centers kick off summer with Industry 4.0 and Foundry 4.0 workshops for businesses and foundry owners

UNI's Metal Casting Center, Foundry 4.0 Center and the Center for Business Growth & Innovation will provide four virtual, multi-session workshop series.
Small businesses

The Heartbeat of Community

Think of the fond places you frequent in your hometown. Maybe it’s the corner pizza shop, the downtown grocery store, or the bank next door. In many towns, these businesses are essential, employing community members and providing the only goods and services available for miles.
UNI students practice metal casting

UNI’s Business and Community Services Center to attend the 2022 Foundry Industry 4.0 Conference in Illinois

UNI students practice metal castingCedar Falls, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Business and Community Services Center will be attending the 2022 Foundry Industry 4.0 Conference where metal casters can explore practical ways to implement Industry 4.0 technologies in their foundries. 

Cedar Valley Green Business Competition

UNI to host inaugural competition of ideas to increase sustainability and reduce waste

The University of Northern Iowa will host its inaugural sustainability competition on March 31, where participants will submit their ideas on how to reduce landfill waste for a chance to win a $500 cash prize, with additional prizes for UNI students who take second and third place.