University District

Video: University of Memphis research park incubates startups, employs students

The University of Memphis Research Foundation park, opened in January 2019 (and previously named CommuniTech Research Park), brings the university's top-notch facilities to the greater community. Housed at the former Highland branch of the Cossit Library, the 25,000-square-foot space prioritizes technology and entrepreneurship. It is also creating job opportunities for students.

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