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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.


UVA Begins Project to Build Biotech Institute in Fontaine Research Park 

The University of Virginia (UVA) is starting construction of the Paul and Diane Manning Institute of Biotechnology to be built in the 54-acre Fontaine Research Park adjacent to UVA's Grounds (and is set to be complete in 2026 or 2027). Read more.

GW to Co-Lead New $20 million NSF Artificial Intelligence Institute

The George Washington University (new AURP Member) is co-leading a multi-institutional effort supported by the NSF that will develop new AI technologies designed to promote trust and mitigate risks, while simultaneously empowering and educating the public. Read more.

Integral Molecular Becomes Philly's One uCity Square's First Tenant

Integral Molecular has become the first tenant to move into Philadelphia's One uCity Square, a 400,000 square foot commercial research building and community (in partnership with University City Science Center and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC) that will open later this year. Read more.

West VA University Research Park to Host New Insulin Manufacturing Facility 

Korean drug manufacturer UNDBIO plans to manufacture insulin at a facility to be built in the West Virginia University Research Park in Morgantown, with expected creation of 1,200 new manufacturing jobs in Monongalia County. Read more.


Port San Antonio to Work with Trammell Crow on New Office Tower on Tech Campus

Port San Antonio recently approved an agreement with Trammell Crow Company to conduct pre-development work for a state-of-the-art office tower at the main entrance to the 1,900-acre technology campus. Read more.

Eli Lilly Breaks Ground on Two New Facilities at LEAP Innovation and Research District

Eli Lilly and Company last Monday broke ground on the company’s two new manufacturing facilities at the LEAP (Limitless Exploration/Advanced Pace) Innovation and Research District (located in Lebanon, IN between Purdue University and Indianapolis). Read more.</span