President's Blog

Welcome to the Research Park at FAU blog! I intend to use this forum to share new ideas and developments about the Research Park, our Technology Business IncubatorĀ®, and about technology-based economic development in general.


Economic development in general is a much-used term that is perhaps not as well understood as it should be; it is often used as shorthand for job creation...Read More

What is economic gardening?

Date: May 9, 2017
The Kauffman Institute describes economic gardening as an economic development model that embraces the fundamental idea that entrepreneurs drive economies....Read more
Categories: Economic Gardening

What is a research park?

Date: May 8, 2017
The Association of University Research Parks defines a research park as a physical, real estate based venture which master plans property designed for research and commercialization, creates partnerships with universities and research institutions, encourages the growth of new companies, and translates technology into the commercial market. Proximity and access to faculty and the student body is very important to the utility of a research park...Read More
Categories: Research Parks