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AURP Releases White Paper on History of Research Parks / Innovation Districts and Relevance to CHIPS and Science Act of 2022
With a robust array of new federal policies supporting innovation and tech-based economic development, expanding the impact and reach of university-based research parks and innovation districts across the U.S. is vital in fueling the nation’s economic growth and global competitiveness, according to a new white paper from AURP.  Read more.

STAR Campus at the University of Delaware to Host AURP 2023 International Conference - Registration is Open!
The University of Delaware and STAR Campus will host AURP’s 2023 International Conference, Oct. 16-19. The landmark Hotel Du Pont in Wilmington, Delaware, will serve as conference headquarters. Read more.

Communities of Innovation 101 On-Demand Series
Gain insights from experienced park and innovation district executives as they cover basic elements of strategy and share their lessons learned along the way. For one purchase price – gain access to our AURP education series including 9 modules plus 6 bonus case studies! Learn more.

AURP in Action

Brenda Wyland Named CEO of North Dakota State University Research & Technology Park
The Board of Directors of the NDSU Research and Technology Park (and new AURP Member) has selected Brenda Wyland as its new Chief Executive Officer. Wyland previously served in numerous roles at the park including Interim Executive Director. Learn more.

UC Davis Aggie Square's Dynamic Photo Spread (as of July 2023) of the Construction
The photo spread includes pics of the start of the Multi-Use Residential building and the Building on the Square. Aggie Square is a planned innovation district on UC Davis’ Sacramento campus that includes research programs, private industry partners, classrooms, housing, and public-facing programs that engage local communities and entrepreneurs. Read more.

AURP Blog Features News, Updates and Member Voices 
Check out the AURP Blog and experience the many ways our global membership promotes research and institute-industry relations to foster innovation and facilitate the transfer of technology to the private sector. Read more.