About Research Parks
The University Corporate Research Park (UCRP) serves the Greater Lansing community by linking thinkers, innovators, and researchers to the marketplace. UCRP is owned and operated by the MSU Foundation and is set on a strategically-positioned adjoining the MSU campus in Lansing, Michigan with ready access to freeways and metropolitan markets. Corporate tenants located at the Research Park benefit from opportunities to develop connections to the nation’s premier land-grant university.
UCRP is a wholly-owned subsidiary company of the MSU Foundation and provides spaces that cultivate and enable startup success and also accelerates corporate innovation and research partnerships with Michigan State University.
UCRP operates The University Corporate Research Park, a 110-acre research park sits on the southwest corner of the Michigan State University campus with ready access to freeways and metropolitan markets. UCRP also operates and manages several incubator spaces including The Hatch, The TIC and the VanCamp Incubator + Research Labs.
Tenants build collaborative linkages with the nation’s premier land-grant university.
UCRP's mission is to provide mutual benefit to Michigan State University and its corporate partners by offering spaces through the advancement of research, technology, development of new knowledge, and commercialization of intellectual property.
University Corporate Research Park
The Alliance Building is a two-story 68,000 square-foot multi-tenant facility, with office, flex-lab, and high-bay warehouse space. The Alliance Building features shared conference room space, ITAR compliant access controls, and resources for both University and Industry related activities.
VanCamp Incubator + Research Labs
The VanCamp Incubator is a 22,000 square-foot multi-tenant facility that welcomes emerging companies and researcher groups across the Greater Lansing region and beyond. It features nine wet labs, forty-two office spaces, as well as shared equipment rooms, conference rooms, and common areas.
East Lansing Technology Innovation Center
Founded in 2008, right in the heart of downtown East Lansing, the TIC became the first business incubator in the region. The TIC continues to house technology startup companies, offering them support and space to grow their ideas. Our members have direct access to resources within the MSU Innovation Center, as well as Michigan State University’s campus.
Additional Properties and Spaces
The Hatch is designed as a co-working, incubator space for Michigan State University college students, which are prospective, creative, and innovative entrepreneurs ready to develop their business ideas. Hatch members share a common workspace on the third floor of 325 E. Grand River Avenue and receives support from consultants and opportunities for funding resources.
McLaren Greater Lansing
In December of 2018, McLaren Greater Lansing and Michigan State University broke ground on a collaboration to redesign and elevate health care for generations to come. The new health care campus will be home to a state-of-the-art acute care hospital, cancer center, medical services building, and other facilities to support health care delivery, educational opportunities, and medical research.