September 2015

Learning Lab: Buffalo

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus has designed space to serve the needs of companies at differing stages of the innovation continuum. Join Pat Whalen for this in-depth look as he outlines the concepts, shows us the different environments, and introduces us to the companies now benefiting from the conceptual designs. 
Plus: Extreme Networking!

Northern Ireland Science Park Expands with 500 Tech Jobs

Norm Apsley, Jonathan Bell, Dick Milliken

The Northern Ireland Science Park is expanding in a 6.5m investment part-funded by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment.
Enterprise Minister Jonathan Bell today 'cuts the sod' at the Belfast Titanic Quarter development, which it is hoped will accommodate another 500 technology jobs.

Microsoft Considering Buying Acreage at Texas Research Park

From the San Antonio Business Journal, by Katie Burke

Microsoft Corp. is seriously considering buying land in San Antonio for what could be one of its largest data centers in the country, multiple sources involved and familiar with the deal have confirmed.

The technology company is looking at 75 to 100 acres at the Texas Research Park, and while it is not under contract to buy any land yet, a source involved in the deal told me that San Antonio is one of two cities Microsoft (NYSE: MSFT) has in the running.

Purdue Research Park Begins $12 Million Expansion

From The Purdue Exponent, by Anna Behr

Purdue Research Foundation had a record-breaking year in commercialization activities last year.
The Purdue Research Park has been filled to near-capacity for the past three years. In order to handle the influx of exciting new startups that Purdue students and faculty are creating, a $12 million, 60,000 square-foot expansion project is set to finish in 2017.

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