About the Park

As the state’s flagship research university, Mississippi State is a recognized leader in a number of fields, and well known for productive partnerships, real-world impact, and offering undergraduate and graduate students unique research opportunities. MSU’s research and development expenditures represent over half of all R&D reported by Mississippi’s institutions of higher learning to the National Science Foundation. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has designated MSU as “a very high research activity university,” which represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting universities in the U.S.

  • Mississippi’s first research park, opening in 1987
  • Adjacent to Mississippi State University in Starkville
  • A regional research and innovation-based economic development hub
  • 272 acres
  • 11 buildings
  • 1,700 employees
  • Average salary per tenant:
  • $35,000-$114,000
  • $100-million investment in
  • infrastructure development
  • $100-plus million in private capital investments in the last 5 years
  • Redundant fiber
  • Four-lane access to
  • Highways 12, 25 and 82
  • 15-minute drive to
  • Golden Triangle Regional Airport
  • Convenient parking
  • Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit shuttle stops connect campus and local community with the park
Background Image Alternative Text: Arial view of the park

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