The park is an entrepreneurial ecosystem combining a business and research environment that fosters creativity and innovation, embraces collaboration, and promotes a partnership.
The Auburn Research Park plays a significant role in leveraging Auburn University’s intellectual property assets to technology-based economic development by facilitating technology transfer, developing industry partnerships, forming and nurturing new business ventures, and attracting knowledge-based companies to the park.
Now leasing space in the new Research and Innovation Center.
The New Venture Accelerator — roughly 7,000 square feet of office space within The Park’s new Research and Innovation Center and home to a team of resident experts — will guide startups on how to create business models, identify pricing strategies, and pitch to investors. This new space, where business plans will be crafted and dreams will be realized, is jointly managed by the Harbert College of Business and Auburn Research and Technology Foundation.
Auburn Center for Developing Industries (ACDI) is designed for young, developing companies who will benefit from a startup environment, affordable office space, and business conveniences. A virtual tenant program is also available for companies who do not need office space, but would benefit from having a mailing address and access to shared amenities, including a conference room.
The Yard is the newest incubator space offered by the City and is dedicated to startups with varying manufacturing needs. This facility includes five offices and two production bays (1,850 sq ft and 2,218 sq ft). The Yard has shared amenities like WiFi, conference room, break room and kitchen. Offices are fully furnished with desks, mobile file drawers and rolling chairs.