Our Vision for the Future
A diverse, compact, and amenity-rich walkable district next to a world-class university where emerging and established Salt Lake City innovators can live, work, and collaborate on some of the most critical issues we face now and in the future.
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Why A Strategic Vision Plan? Why Now?
Established in 1968, UURP has provided a unique environment for entrepreneurial growth, job creation, and in-state productivity for decades. As UURP marks its 50th anniversary, it’s time for a new vision.
Salt Lake City’s economy
is growing rapidly
Salt Lake City competitive industry
clusters align well with strengths
of the University
Utah Start Ups
Therapeutics & Pharmaceuticals: 30
Medical Devices: 22
Energy and Environment: 6
Hardware, Circuits, Sensors: 6
Healthcare IT: 6
Our Core Values
The future UURP will embody the following core values as we work towards a shared vision for the future of Research Park and the larger University.
Phased Infrastructure and Development Strategy
The framework includes priority actions designed to yield the highest quality sustainable urban development that delivers a unique identity, foster creativity, encourages cross-pollination among innovators and creates a strong sense of place.