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BioPark executives from around the world launched new partnerships and collaborations at the Association of University Research Parks (AURP) BioParks 2013 in Chicago. The half-day event attracted BioPark executives from Brazil, Germany, Republic of Korea, Spain, Australia, Canada, the United States and others.
The University City Science Center will host university research, science and tech park executives in Philadelphia, Penn., for the Association of University Research Parks (AURP) 2013 International Conference. AURP is focusing on the theme of the conference, “Inventing the Future”, and the important role research parks play in developing entrepreneurs, innovation and technology commercialization from university research.
In advance of the BIO International Convention, executives from university research, science and technology parks will gather in Chicago, Illinois for BioParks 2013: International Partnerships for Innovation.
“Biotechnology is an economic development driver,” said Association of University Research Parks (AURP) President David Baker. “BioPark executives from around the world will share their strategies for developing international partnerships to drive innovation and economic development in their region.”
University research, science and technology park executives will meet in Tempe, Arizona next month for Spring Training 2013, a series of workshops on best practices and challenges facing university research park professionals.
“Spring Training is a favorite among our members,” said the Association of University Research Parks (AURP) President and Executive Director of the University Technology Park at the Illinois Institute of Technology David Baker. “The top experts are in one room, focused on helping you and your park succeed.”
David Baker, the Executive Director of the University Technology Park at the Illinois Institute of Technology, was elected President of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP) Board of Directors. AURP made the announcement on September 20th at the 2012 International Conference in Madison, Wisc.
The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) named the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus as the 2012 Outstanding Research Park and the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Research Park as the 2012 Emerging Research Park as the 17th Annual AURP Awards of Excellence were presented in Madison, Wisconsin on September 19th at the AURP 2012 International Conference.
Walk into the atrium of the University Technology Park at IIT near downtown Chicago and you’ll see a cutting-edge facility. Natural light pours into the common area. Take a stroll down the hallway and you’ll see wet and dry lab space and offices that are home to emerging companies. The building, on the historic Ludwig Mies van der Rohe campus, is busy with Illinois Institute of Technology undergraduates, entrepreneurs and researchers.
In advance of the Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF), government officials and leaders from global research parks and technology incubators will join the Association of University Research Parks (AURP) and the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) for an executive forum on "Innovation Engines in an Era of Constraint."
The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) Chief Executive Officer Eileen Walker announced that Andrew Duffell, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, has been appointed to the AURP Board of Directors.
The University Research Park at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will host executives from research, science and tech parks around the world this September for the Association of University Research Parks (AURP) International Conference.
Six of the nation’s technology and entrepreneurial associations are joining forces to educate Congress on what they say is the secret to a thriving economy – innovation.
Research, science and technology parks are catalysts for job creation. As communities look for ways to create jobs and drive economic growth, many are finding innovation to be a key element.
The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) announces that Ken Marcus, Director of the University of Arizona Science and Technology Park has been elected to the AURP Board of Directors. Marcus has been actively engaged with AURP since joining the association in 1999.
Research parks are helping communities kick start their economies, create jobs and attract new companies to their region. Serving as economic engines, parks are credited with creating local, regional and statewide jobs. One example of this is the University Research Park at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The park contributes more than $825 million to Wisconsin’s economy each year, according to a study conducted by NorthStar Economics Inc., of Madison.
University research parks, innovation leaders and companies were recognized for excellence in innovation by the Association of University Research Parks (AURP) at the 2011 International Conference in New Orleans. AURP presented their 2011 Annual Awards of Excellence naming the Research Park at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign the 2011 Outstanding Research Park. The awards were presented at the AURP 2011 International Conference in New Orleans, December 1st.
Eileen Walker, Chief Executive Officer of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP), has been selected for service as a Fulbright Specialist by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, on behalf of the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars.
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