Stanford Research Park draws groundbreaking startups, established R&D companies and the research branches of Fortune 500 companies to our community of innovators. With access to research and talent from nearby Stanford University, SRP companies are uniquely positioned for success.
Thrive Among The Oaks
Nestled between peaceful foothills and the neighboring California Avenue shops and restaurants, Stanford Research Park is where people come together to collaborate, discover, and break new ground.
Park Facts & Figures
Highlights across Stanford Research Park
A business park affiliated with Stanford University
founded in 1951 in partnership between Stanford and Palo Alto
700 acres with 10+ million square feet
located in the heart of Silicon Valley
comprising a diverse and thriving community of entrepreneurs and innovators
Hub of R&D activity
spanning all high-tech industries
including free Marguerite Shuttles to Caltrain
Dense network of recreation trails
and easy access to the Dish
Engine for regional economic development
through significant tax revenues for the City, County and school district
2 miles from the heart of Stanford campus
providing unique access to world-renowned research and talent
250+ start-ups launched at StartX
Stanford’s incubator located in SRP
When PARC opened its doors in Stanford Research Park in 1970, it revolutionized the way companies innovate. By creating an environment that fostered collaboration and an easy flow of ideas among its scientists, the pace of invention was accelerated unlike any other lab in the country. PARC continues the tradition today at Stanford Research Park.
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