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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.
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AURP Holds 27th Annual Awards of Excellence 2022 at Its International Conference at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto (Sept. 19-22)
The University of South Florida Research Park named the 2022 AURP “Outstanding Research Park/Innovation District" while Tritan Renew of Eastman Chemical (located on Centennial Campus at NC State) received the AURP 2022 Innovation Award. Read more. 

AURP Announces Formation of Air and Space Caucus Launching Communities of Innovation
AURP has just announced the formation of the AURP Air and Space Caucus, expanding its organization scope to include communities of innovation in air and space technologies. Read more. 


Welcome to our new AURP Members!

Biologist Renee Wegrzyn to Be Named First Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health
Biologist and former government scientist Renee Wegrzyn, who earned her PhD from Georgia Tech, is expected to be appointed the first director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health. Read more.


WOW! What an exhilarating week together in Toronto! We are thrilled that you joined AURP for the union of the top innovation leaders from our global community at #AURPIC2022. Thank you for your participation at this year’s AURP event!

IC2022 Program



Gain insights from experienced park and innovation district executives as they cover basic elements of strategy and share their lessons learned along the way. LEARN MORE

Save the Date! AURP Spring Training 2023 returns to Tempe, Arizona (Feb. 27-March 2, 2023)! Learn more.