University Corporate Research Park

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 Lab

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 UCRP is to provide mutual benefit to Michigan State University and its corporate partners by providing spaces through the advancement of research, technology, development of new knowledge, and commercialization of intellectual property can occur. Research Park tenants must qualify for occupancy based on the contribution they make to advancing that mission.

Our Properties

McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital Site

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 collaboration will revolutionize health care delivery, invest in infrastructure that supports a world-class medical experience, and advance pioneering medical research.

McLaren is investing over $500 million to combine its two current hospital facilities into a new campus in the City of Lansing at the site of the Michigan State University Foundation’s University Corporate Research Park.

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.

3610 Forest Road

3610 Forest Road, Lansing MI 48910

Building features:
  • Class A office space
  • Wet labs
  • Pilot plant
  • High bay warehouse
Tenants:
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • MSU Composite Vehicle Research Center
  • BitLyft Security, LLC
  • CANVAS
  • DStrate, LLC
  • KOPESS AgTech
  • MSU University Research Organization
  • SU2 Systems, Inc.

East Lansing Technology Innovation Center (“The TIC”)

325 E. Grand River Avenue, 3rd Floor

The TIC is an 8,000 square foot incubator located across the street from Michigan State University on East Grand River Avenue within the MSU Innovation Center.

Managed by UCRP, The TIC is a great stop for a new startup company.  The TIC features 20 small office spaces, shared conference rooms, shared kitchen and shared office services.  Our goal is to help startup companies succeed by co-locating under the same roof as Spartan Innovations, Red Cedar Ventures, The Hatch and the MSU Innovation Center.

VanCamp Incubator + Research Lab
4942 Dawn Ave., East Lansing, MI 48823

UCRP opened the VanCamp Incubator + Research Labs on September 12th, 2019.  The facility is 20,000 wet-lab facility located just off Grand River Avenue in Meridian Township.

The facility was formerly owned by the Huntsman Chemical Company and was acquired by UCRP in November of 2018.  UCRP converted the single use building into a multi-tenant incubator building.  It was named after MSU microbiologist Loretta VanCamp, one of the members of the Cisplatin discovery team.

The facility and consists of 8,400 square feet of lab space and 7,270 square feet of office space.

In addition, the facility has the following equipment available for tenants:

  • Plate Reader, Colorimetric/Fluorescence/Bioluminescence (BioTek HTX)
  • RT-PCR Detection System (Applied BioSystems) x2
  • PCR Thermocycler
  • PCR Workstation (AirClean Systems) x2
  • Microtome
  • Paraffin Flotation Water Bath
  • Datalogger
  • Gel Documentation system
  • Compound Microscope (Motic)
  • Conductivity Meter
  • Digital Heat block
  • Thermomixer heat block
  • Centrifuge (Sorvall Legend T+)
  • Micro-centrifuge (Biofuge Fresco)
  • NanoDrop ND-1000 Spectrophotometer
  • Revco CO2 Incubator
  • Tissue Culture Hood (4’)
  • Microscope
  • Mini-fridge
  • 37C Incubator (Lab-line)
  • Desiccator
  • Sonicating Water Bath
  • Balance (Mettler Toledo)
  • Analytical Balance (Mettler Toledo)
  • Vortexer
  • -80 Freezer
  • Flammables Storage Cabinet
  • Refrigerator
  • pH Meter
  • Chemical Fume Hoods, Vented x8
  • Misc. Equipment/Supplies/Reagents/Consumables/Glassware
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