Reach your greatest potential as a member of AURP!

Since 1986, AURP has been the pioneer guiding leaders to cultivate communities of innovation at global anchor institutions such as universities, municipalities, federal labs, and corporations. AURP is a dynamic one-stop shop network of university research park and innovation districts professionals coupled with innovation suppliers and aligned ecosystem institutions.

Build your network with our global innovation village!

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

AURP’s goal is to connect great people, share outrageous ideas, plus create and grow communities. Representing over 700 global university-based institutions, innovation districts and more, these communities support 10,000+ jobs within North America alone. AURP is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the greater community of innovation and it’s professionals, providing resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of our AURP membership and global network.

We believe the partnerships within these communities have the power to transform society for the better. Our passion is to help our executive leaders achieve previously unimaginable levels of performance. We do this by nurturing the relationships of really smart, creative, and interesting people—our members. 
In short, we ARE the COMMUNITY OF INNOVATION.

 Member benefits include:

  • Network With a Global Reach through events:
    •  Spring Training Master Class
    •  International Conference
    •  Insights into Research Parks
    •  Communities of Innovation 101
    •  BIO Health Caucus
  • US Federal funding updates
  • Mentorship programs
  • Member E-list, peer groups & forums
  • Awards of Excellence in Innovation
  • Professional Resources such as salary benchmark reports, RFPs/RFQs, digital library, & job center
  • Park Post E-news and Eblast announcements
  • Consider Sustaining Membership to excel your exposure within our ecosystem 
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CURRENT AURP UPDATES

BREAKING NEWS!  
Steve Case, Rise of the Rest & REVOLUTION, CONFIRMED to speak
at AURP Week!



Winning the War for Talent and Technology

October 15 | 2:00 - 4:00 pm Eastern
To build lasting relationships with universities for access to technology and talent, corporations are establishing corporate innovation centers as a sustained growth strategy.  Join AURP’s experts will deep dive into the opportunities, complexities, and successes in building place-based corporate centers in university research parks and innovation districts. Learn more.
SPECIAL RATE EXTENDED to AURP friends @ 
 
 
          

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P2PS: BECAUSE IT'S WHO YOU KNOW 

Regular Peer Networking Zoom Gatherings - new recordings available in the Digital Library
Join AURP for the Peer to Peer (P2P) network to learn how others are dealing with this rapidly changing crisis, discussions include new best practices for maintaining the environment, employee privacy and safety, financial strategies and more. Additionally, at the Communicator Check-In, your communications, marketing, community and tenant liaisons meet up to share media and communications strategies to share your park/district voice and initiatives. Learn through shared experiences and guest speakers. Sign up today!

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April 1, 2020 P2P Recording
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