The USD Discovery District is a resource to help grow companies in South Dakota and connect universities with innovation-driven businesses.
October 13th, 2021
October 13, 2021 VERMILLION, S.D. – Former University of South Dakota President James W. Abbott will assume a new leadership post at the USD Discovery District as interim president and chief executive officer, helping the innovation community move one step closer toward making the much-anticipated initial Discovery District building a reality. Abbott, who retired in 2018 […]
January 16th, 2020
VERMILLION, S.D. – LifeScape has selected the USD Discovery District for its future hospital, school and rehabilitation center, officials announced Thursday. LifeScape CEO Steve Watkins said at a press conference held at the Community College for Sioux Falls that the nonprofit has executed a letter of intent to lease 31.6 acres from the Discovery District, […]
August 1st, 2019
The USD Discovery District, a corporate and academic research park under development in Sioux Falls, is advancing its mission to foster innovation-focused economic development. “The goal of the District is to strengthen the region’s capacity to support, grow and attract innovation-based businesses resulting in new jobs, increased regional wealth and enhanced tax revenues,” said Rich […]