Research Park | SIU

Research Park | SIU

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The Southern Illinois Research Park (SIRP) is a non-profit corporation affiliated with Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU Carbondale) promoting technology and knowledge-based enterprise development within the Park and the southern Illinois region. As a knowledge-based, high-tech and research-oriented business park, SIRP is a member of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP). Our central activity is enterprise development to locate and expand knowledge-based, technology, and research-oriented enterprises at the SIRP's site through recruitment and expert technical assistance to eligible existing and start-up enterprises.

Prospective tenants may apply to the Southern Illinois Research Park to lease land and build buildings or lease rooms in a multi-tenant building. Start-up companies should apply for tenancy in the Small Business Incubator (SBI)Program, located in the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center.

Recent News

This section is dedicated to news surrounding the Southern Illinois Research Park, SIU Carbondale, and the region as a whole in regards to research, technology, and enterprise development.

INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Best practices at other universities were highlighted at the briefing held on August 28, 2014 thanks to a planning grant from the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance.

NCIIA Best Practices Event Information

SIU STUDENT INNOVATION INCUBATOR

Know a full-time SIU student with a great idea? Send them our way! We're here to provide the resources, networks, and people to get our students off to a strong start. The program is also reaching out in different ways to our region's high school students.

The SIU Student Innovation Incubator is sponsored by the Southern Illinois Research Park, Delta Regional Authority, and the United States Department of Agriculture.

SIU Student Innovation Incubator Program Information

ONE INNOVATION PLACE SPACE FOR LEASE

In need of office space?

Many benefits come with being located in an enterprise zone. There is limited space left! Check out our brochure below:

One Innovation Place Brochure

SIU SENIOR CLAIMS 4TH PLACE

Alex Hutchinson claimed 4th place in the Elevator Pitch Competition during the national CEO Conference in Chicago.

CEO Elevator Pitch Competition

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