University Corporate Research Park

UCRP1The University Corporate Research Park is owned and operated by the MSU Foundation. It is set on a strategically-positioned site adjoining the Michigan State University campus in Lansing, Michigan with ready access to freeways and metropolitan markets. Corporate tenants located in the Research Park benefit from opportunities to develop collaborative linkages with the nation’s premier land-grant university and all of its resources.

The mission of the University Corporate Research Park is to mutually benefit Michigan State University and tenants of the Research Park through the advancement of research, technology, development of new knowledge, and commercialization of intellectual property. Research Park tenants must qualify for occupancy based on the contribution they make to advancing that mission.

Research Park


Biotechnology Development Center, 3815 Technology Boulevard

Building features:
  • A three-story multi-bay pilot plant
  • Flexible wet lab facilities
  • Walk-in environmental growth chambers
  • State-of-the-art, computer-controlled utilities system for air, steam, waste, and water handling
  • Customized process equipment design and fabrication
  • Class A office space
  • Lab office space
  • MBI International
  • EcoSynthetix, Inc.
  • nanoRETE
  • Michigan State University research staff from the Departments of:
    • Food Science and Human Nutrition
    • Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
    • Physics-Astronomy
    • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Chemistry
    • Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
    • Computer Science and Engineering
    • University Research Organization
    • IR-4 Progam


2727 Alliance Drive

Building features:
  • Class A office space
  • Wet labs
  • Pilot plant
  • High bay warehouse
  • LyondellBasell
  • MSU Composite Vehicle Research Center
  • Liuman Technologies
  • DStrate, LLC
  • Phenometrics
  • Michigan State University Foundation
  • MSU University Research Organization


Innovation Tech Center, 3101 and 3245 Technology Boulevard

Building features:
  • Class A office space
  • Light manufacturing assembly
  • State of Michigan Fire Marshall Office
  • Michigan Virtual University
  • Transaction Network Services
  • Diverse Computer Marketers
  • Engaged Education
  • USDA Forestry Service
  • Michigan Office Solutions
  • L&S Associates


Building Sites

  • Tax-advantaged building sites from 4 to 40 acres
  • Michigan SmartZone status
  • Access to MSU facilities and services
  • Abundant private parking
  • Fifteen minutes from Capital City Airport
  • Adjacent to the University Club, Forest Akers Golf Course, James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, and Candlewood Suites