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

New incubator to anchor Life Science District in SRP
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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

Ford Motor Company

Detroit, Michigan is synonymous with the birthplace of the automotive industry, while Palo Alto, California is quickly becoming one of the innovation and technology centers shaping the automotive industry of the future.

Park Details

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