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Blue Origin Plans More Expansion at Cummings Research Park

Blue Origin, an aerospace company owned by Jeff Bezos, is planning a third major expansion in Huntsville, AL in the last three years. The company’s Huntsville presence already features a rocket building plant in Cummings Research Park, including a 400,000 square-foot facility that opened in 2020. Read more.

Technology Leadership High School at Sandia Science & Technology Park Holds Graduation

Albuquerque's Technology Leadership High School – a public charter high school located on the Sandia Science & Technology Park (SS&TP) campus – has celebrated its fifth graduation with 59 seniors. The school opened in the SS&TP in August 2015 and now has more than 300 students. Read more.

UA Tech Parks' Betsy Cantwell Named President of Utah State University

Elizabeth “Betsy” R. Cantwell, PhD, currently Senior Vice President for Research & Innovation at the University of Arizona (UA), has been named the 17th president of Utah State University. At UA, Cantwell has been responsible for for the 1,268-acre UA Tech Parks. Read more.

Bruce Hunter Named Interim Chief Innovation and Economic Engagement Officer at UUtah's PIVOT Center

The Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach & Technology (PIVOT) Center at the University of Utah (host of AURP's 2021 International Conference) has named Bruce Hunter its Interim Chief Innovation and Economic Engagement Officer. Hunter takes over from Dr. Keith Marmer. Read more.


Kate Engel named Nebraska Innovation Campus’s Interim Executive Director

Kate A. Engel has been named interim Executive Director of the Nebraska Innovation Campus, succeeding longtime Executive Director (and AURP Past President), Dan Duncan. Kate has worked for NIC in various leadership roles since 2011. Read more.

University Research Park's Aaron Olver Discusses New Initiatives in Video Interview

Aaron Olver, Managing Director with University Research Park at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, talks about new initiatives under development and new lifestyle amenities to foster a "live-work-play" community. Watch.

Steven Taylor Named Auburn University's Senior VP for Research and Economic Development 

Steven Taylor has been named Auburn's new Senior VP for Research and Economic Development. Taylor also will serve as president of the Auburn Research and Technology Foundation. Read more.

[email protected] Hosts Two International Companies As Part of Maryland Soft Landing Program

[email protected] recently hosted two international companies as part of the Maryland's Global Gateway Soft Landing Program: Dot, a South Korea company that develops assistive tech, and Atomian, a Spanish company that develops AI. Read more.

New Report Shows the Ion District's Investment into Houston's Innovation Ecosystem

Houston's Ion District, a 16-acre innovation community and economic engine, has succeeded in accelerating innovation and expanding the region’s innovation ecosystem since its establishment in 2021, according to the district’s first community investment report. Read more.

The Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) will Join SRI International

SRI International and PARC have agreed to combine, bringing together two key Silicon Valley organizations and allowing SRI to further scale its capabilities in a range of technology and scientific areas. Read more.