AURP Member Benefits

Sharpen your skills with access to premier events, professional development and resources. Strengthen your Community of Innovation by joining ours.

Networking - With a Global Reach Network with the brightest minds in the research park field and forge the long-term relationships that define AURP's membership. View our upcoming networking opportunities on our Calendar of Events. New members are introduced and presented with a member certificate at the annual International Conference. 


Important Updates -  Drive innovation with new developments, new funding opportunities, Requests for Proposals, and ways to cope with the current economic crisis.


Personalized Assistance – Have questions about research parks? As a member you can pose a question to AURP's extensive network of innovation professionals. Our strong AURP network can help you get answers!


The Research Park Forum - AURP members stay current on all the latest developments in the research park field with AURP's electronic newsletter and updates. Let us help you get the word out by sending park news to AURP for inclusion in the online newsroom or in the Research Park Forum.


Member E-List - AURP now offers research park members a place to connect online through the Member E-List, a private, email-based discussion forum. The AURP Member E-List is designed to improve communication amongst AURP research park members. It offers a forum for exchanging ideas, and allows you to benefit from the experience, knowledge and wisdom of your peers.



Premier Professional Development–  Stay competitive with AURP education and professional development opportunities including three annual events, Research Parks 101, Research Parks 201 and the latest AURP iParks Webinars.


Recognition for Your Park or Company –  Awards of Excellence in Innovation are presented each year at the AURP International Conference. As a member, nominate your park, tenants or an individual's achievements for these prestigious awards.


Additional Benefits for Sustaining Members

Join the AURP Sustaining Membership to get additional benefits, exclusive invitations to networking events and access to the premier network of innovation leaders. Recognition as an AURP Sustaining Member is an excellent tool to promote your park and news about companies within your park. Draw business to you by becoming a Sustaining Member today! Who are AURP Sustaining Members?

Member Benefits You'll Enjoy as an AURP Sustaining Member:

  • Research park or company name and Web site link featured on AURP Web site
  • Logo and research park or company name showcased at all AURP events
  • Invitation to the Board of Directors Dinner at all AURP events
  • Priority consideration to serve as speaker or moderator at AURP conferences
  • Priority consideration for features in the Research Park Forum or on the
    AURP Web site
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