An incubator for brilliance with a university setting and business DNA.
A world-class University, moving at the speed of business.
Discovery Park District is a massive mixed use development embedded into the fabric of a trusted and globally respected research institution – Purdue University. The world’s most creative, inventive minds in academia and business are coming together in the heart of America to discover, design, create, build, fuel, make, live, and play. By building a tech city quality of life without a tech city cost of living we cultivate and retain a diverse, agile workforce ready to meet every challenge.
Advanced R&D facilities at the Crossroads of America.
The footprint of Discovery Park District at Purdue includes some of the most advanced facilities in the Purdue ecosystem. Access to labs supporting aerospace, advanced manufacturing, ag-tech, drug discovery, semiconductors, and more represent strategic investments in partnering with business to solve important global challenges. The district is a connected community in every sense, from 5G and fiber infrastructure to interstates and airports, in a business-friendly state.
An engine for your next Giant Leap.
Neil Armstrong’s small step was the defining moment of the Space Race, but the persistent pursuit of innovation by countless other Boilermakers helped propel him to the moon and set a foundation for the technologies that define our global economy today. Discovery Park District at Purdue is an extension of this drive toward a common purpose. Translating innovation to impact in direct collaboration with industry, solving the world’s most pressing problems, and building the foundation of tomorrow’s economy.
An intentional, yet flexible master plan.
A place for families to thrive.
A place for talent to grow.
With over 49,000 highly talented students trusting Purdue University with their future every semester, businesses choosing Discovery Park District can trust this ecosystem to deliver a skilled workforce.
A place for technologies to launch.
Persistent in their pursuit of innovation, Purdue researchers have delivered record-breaking innovation rankings and metrics again, and again, and again. Discovery Park District is a conduit for companies to access and develop hundreds of technologies in the Purdue portfolio toward real-world impact.
A place for companies to collaborate.
Collaboration is accelerated by proximity, making walkability more than a residential or recreational amenity in Discovery Park District at Purdue. Many of the most unique research assets of the University, such as Birck Nanotechnology Center or Bindley Bioscience Center, are just minutes away from the Convergence Center for Innovation.
Find your fit in Discovery Park District at Purdue.
Room to Grow: Purdue Research Foundation's Economic Development Office finds the best fit for corporate partners entering the Discovery Park District ecosystem, from flexible office space to 50-acre greenfield sites, and offers long-term support as companies adapt and grow.
IP flexibility: Businesses can access a world-class University and tech transfer team that defaults to action and gets things done.
Speed to market: Businesses have access to advanced R&D facilities and researchers to enable faster innovation.
Talent: Access a pipeline of globally competitive talent and benefit from an ecosystem of problem-solvers.
Lifestyle: The Alliance Management team proactively helps partners become part of a dynamic community where families thrive with cultural amenities, recreational opportunities, and the top-ranked K-12 school district in the state.