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U.S. EDA Announces Next Funding Round of $504 Million for 12 Tech Hubs Across America
U.S. EDA announces another funding round of nearly $504 million in implementation grants to 12 Tech Hubs to scale up the production of critical technologies and create jobs in a range of innovative industries. Read more.

AURP's Benchmarking Survey 2023: Advancing Communities of Innovation
AURP's Benchmarking Survey 2023: Advancing Communities of Innovation, in collaboration with Stiletto Consulting Ltd., unveils insights from North American research parks and innovation districts, offering a glimpse into their evolution and future trajectories. Read more.

AURP Interviewed in Inaugural Podcast Hosted by Innovation Foundation at Oklahoma State University
The Innovation Foundation at Oklahoma State University, in its inaugural "Innovating Prosperity" podcast episode, features AURP CEO Vickie Palmer with Innovation Foundation CEO, Elizabeth Pollard. Read more.

AURP in Action

AURP Board Of Directors Leadership Change
With heartfelt gratitude, we thank Chris Carlson for his exceptional leadership and dedication to AURP. Wishing him exciting adventures in retirement. Welcome, Adam Eshelbrenner, to serve out Chris's term. Your expertise will greatly benefit the AURP Board of Directors. Read more.

Request for Host Proposals: International Conferences 2025, 2026, or 2027
Highlight your city and community of innovation by hosting AURP's International Conference in 2025, 2026, or 2027. As the conference host, you'll be recognized as a leader in the field and attract worldwide attention to the exciting progress and successes of your region. Learn more.

AURP Wins Stage One of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2024 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition
The U.S. SBA has selected AURP as a Stage One winner for the SBA 2024 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. AURP receives a $50,000 cash prize for its impactful, inclusive approach to nurturing a collaborative national innovation ecosystem to advance small business R&D from ideas to the market. Read more.