The Iowa Biotechnology Association and Iowa Innovation Corp. will co-host "Partnering for Growth: A Forum Where the Private Sector and Government Meet" March 27-28 at the FFA Enrichment Center on Des Moines Area Community College's Ankeny campus. The free forum aims to present opportunities for joint research, commercialization and collaborative efforts between private and public organizations. Sessions  also will be held on individual biotechnology sectors, bio-based product initiatives and workforce development. To register, view the full agenda or to learn more about sponsorship or exhibit opportunities, visit