About URP


Established in 1984, University Research Park is an internationally recognized research and technology park that supports early-stage, and growth-oriented businesses in a range of sectors, including engineering, computational and life sciences.

A University of Wisconsin-Madison affiliate, URP is creating a neighborhood of ideas, entrepreneurship, and opportunity with its cutting edge facilities and strong ties to the ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, City of Madison, and State of Wisconsin.

MADISON: Live, Work, Play

The Madison Region isn’t just a great place to do business. It’s a great place to live. Countless national rankings confirm what many of our residents already know — it’s among the best places to live, work, and raise a family in Wisconsin.

It is an exciting, dynamic time for business in the Madison Region. Base sector strengths in major Wisconsin industries such as healthcare, agriculture, advanced manufacturing, and life sciences are flourishing while providing strong support for a growing design and technology sector.


$825 Million for Wisconsin

University Research Park contributes more than $825 million to Wisconsin’s economy each year, according to a study conducted by NorthStar Economics Inc., of Madison. The study also found that the park supports nearly 9,300 jobs statewide, and generates $43 million in state and local tax revenue each year.

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Here’s just a few of the world class facilities found in
University Research Park!