AURP welcomes its newest member!
Innovation Coalition Sign-on Letters
Regional Innovation Investment 
As an active member of the Innovation Coalition, representing our community, AURP has signed onto these Coalition letters (for House and Senate) supporting additional appropriations for the
Regional Innovation program in FY 2020. 
Professional Partnership Opportunities
Awards of Excellence
Join us at IC2019 as we recognize this year's awards recipients, including NEW Rising Star (under 40)!
Board Nominations
Make your professional mark with AURP and our global community of innovation.

Call for IC2020 Host
Showcase your Park or Innovation District by hosting AURP 2020 International Conference.
AURP Member News
AURP welcomes new NDSU Executive Director - Brian Kalk

North Dakota State University has named a new executive director for its Research and Technology Park. Brian Kalk , a former member of the state’s Public Service Commission and current director of energy systems development, design and operations at the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center, will replace current tech park executive director Chuck Hoge , Chuck is returning to his hometown in southwestern Michigan, as chief financial officer of Life Action Ministries . Good luck Chuck! We wish you well. Read more.

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Annual Corporate Partner

UA Tech Park recognizes
National Women's History Month
Twenty-five women of the University of Arizona (UA) Tech Park were showcased both in honor of National Women's History Month and the UA Tech Park's 25th Anniversary. The women of the UA Tech Park shared how they were inspired and how they inspire others through multiple channels including a panel discussion, social media, and website profiles. These beautiful faces symbolize the diversity and strength that drive business forward. Each woman's story was shared to help empower others and express the unique attributes that make one successful. The UA Tech Park aspires not only to create communities of innovation for businesses, but also to be a supportive environment where people are empowered and where people thrive. Read their stories.

  • Arkansas Research & Technology Park Advancement Plan

Check out the AURP Career Center to discover your next career opportunity:

  • TEConomy Partners LLC, Economic Development Project Manager
  • TEConomy Partners LLC, Associate Economic Development Project Manager
  • Purdue University, EVP for Research & Partnership
  • Illinois Research Park & EnterpriseWorks, University of Illinois, Program Coordinator
  • Idaho State University, Vice President for Research and Economic Development
  • Mayo Clinic, Florida, Project Portfolio Manager - Life Science Incubator
  • Mayo Clinic, Florida, Senior Program Coordinator - Life Science Incubator
  • University of Illinois, Managing Director, Discovery Partnership Institute
  • University of Illinois, Director of Administration, Discovery Partnership Institute
  • University of Illinois, Director of External Engagements and Partnership, Discovery Partnership Institute
  • Iowa State University Research Park, President