Home to many of the world’s most cutting-edge and influential companies since 1951

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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.

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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

150+ companies

comprising a diverse and thriving community of entrepreneurs and innovators

Hub of R&D activity

spanning all high-tech industries

Sustainable Transportation

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

Success Stories


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.

Park Details

Dig deeper into our history, community, and how to find your way around Stanford Research Park.