Center for Industrial Research and Services- PTAP Program



About Us

Since 1963, CIRAS has delivered proven services to enhance the performance of industry. Our approach, Engage. Educate. Embed., creates a specific solution that allows each business, along with its community, to prosper and grow. Coupled with a satisfaction guarantee, our typical client has achieved a 200% return on investment.

A vast network of university and industry experts brings years of professional experience to CIRAS, making us a leading integrator of solutions in Iowa. Clients have reported an economic impact of more than $2 billion over the past five years.

The CIRAS Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) helps businesses identify, compete for, and win government contracts.