Research Parks

The University of Arizona Science and Technology Park is one of the nation’s premier research and development facilities. It offers a unique environment dedicated to the transfer of technology from the laboratory to the marketplace.

 

The University of Arizona Tech Park has almost 2

million square feet of space and features high tech office,

R&D and laboratory facilities on 345 acres.

 

It is home to six Fortune 500 companies: Citigroup, CH2MHill, IBM, Oracle, Optum RX (United Healthcare Group), and Raytheon, as well as several emerging technology companies including NP Photonics, and DILAS Diode Laser. The UA Tech Park is also home to the Arizona Center for Innovation, a technology business incubator, and three educational institutions - UA South, Pima Community College, and Vail Academy and High School.

The 65-acre Arizona Bioscience Park currently under construction in central Tucson is located two miles south of the University of Arizona Main Campus and within five miles of 40 biotech companies and organizations, including three major research hospitals: University of Arizona Medical Center, University of Arizona Medical Center South Campus and Southern Arizona VA Health Care System. Designed as an urban park, the Arizona Bioscience Park will accommodate up to three million square feet of development, ranging from single story to six story buildings. The Bio Park incorporates the best practices for sustainable development, including 15 acres of designated open space and significant linkages for community engagement.