IC2019 - Hotel Reservations are Open
Make your plans to attend this world-class AURP International Conference (IC2019) by securing your hotel reservations early.

The always-in-demand, Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center , is likely to sell out for IC2019 so make your hotel reservations now.

Located in Midtown Atlanta, the Georgia Tech Hotel is situated in the highest density of startups, corporate innovators, and academic researchers in southeastern US; all nicely placed at Tech Square.

To make your online reservation at The Georgia Tech Hotel, please click here  or call (919) 768-8830 (Mon-Fri, 9:00am-6:30pm) and identify yourself with Association of University Research Parks to receive the group rate ($189 plus tax per night). This room block is on a space available basis and expires October 11th.

#AURPIC2019 at Tech Square on November 4-7 - Make your plans now!
Annual Corporate Partner

How Wexford's $77M research facility in
downtown Phoenix came to fruition
Phoenix Business Journal | March 7, 2019
When Christine Mackay took over as economic development director for the city of Phoenix, one of her first meetings was with Tom Osha.

Osha is senior vice president in charge of innovation and economic development for Baltimore, Maryland-based Wexford Science & Technology LLC, and he was in town during January 2015 to see how Wexford might help Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University develop the Arizona Biomedical Corridor in north Phoenix. Read more.
Professional Partnership Opportunities
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Board Nominations
Make your professional mark with AURP and our global community of innovation.

Nominations are accepted from AURP INSTITUTIONAL and CORPORATE members.

Awards of Excellence
Join us at IC2019 as we recognize this year's awards recipients, including NEW Rising Star (under 40)!

Call for IC2020 Host
Showcase your Park or Innovation District by hosting the
AURP 2020 International Conference.
AURP Member News

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Connections and Lasting Friendships - THAT'S AURP

An AURP visit with Charlie D'Agostino

A krewe of AURP Past Presidents and friends recently converged in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to visit with former AURP President, retired LSU Innovation Park Executive Director, Charlie D'Agostino, Susan D'Agostino, and of course, Wrigley !

Charlie, we continue to send you our well wishes and keep you in our prayers!

  • 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