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2 0 | L O U I S V I L L E . E D U FODVVDFWRUJ 8RI/·V6WXGHQWQG$OXPQL&UHGLW8QLRQFRQJUDWXODWHV %DVNHWEDOO&DSLWDORIWKH:RUOG %H %H %H %H %H %H %H %H % H %H %H %H %H H %H %H %H H %H %H H %H % H %H H % H %H H %H H % H % H %H H %H %H H % H % H % H % H % H % H % H D N DN DN N D N D N D N D N D X N Entrepreneurs, innovative companies fi nd new home at Nucleus Research Park The transformation of the old Haymarket block to a downtown research and innovation park has begun with the opening of The Nucleus Building. The Nucleus is an eight-story, 200,000-square-foot building with a green roof and open spaces owned by Nucleus, a University of Louisville Foundation initia- tive. The building off cially opened October 23 with Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and President Ramsey joining others at the ribbon cutting. "Nucleus is a key component in Kentucky's plan to attract innovative, research-driven companies to Louisville," said Governor Beshear. The Nucleus is 88% leased, with Atria Senior Living planning to occupy more than half the build- ing. Other initial tenants include Advanced Cancer Therapeutics, XLerateHealth, University of Louisville Physicians and UofL's Off ce of the Vice President for Research and Innovation. "The Nucleus will be a place for great synergy be- tween UofL researchers, entrepreneurs and innova- tive companies," said Ramsey. Economic Impact U L _ 2 0 2 0 UL_20 20 1 / 2 4 / 1 4 9 : 5 3 A M 1/24/14 9:53 AM

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