Discovery Square in Rochester, MN is a densely populated and highly connected urban life science hub, attracting the world’s leading medical practitioners, educators, researchers and businesses.
Discovery Square is the center of healthcare innovation within Rochester’s Destination Medical Center.
- Discovery Square is a 16-block sub-district built in collaboration with Mayo Clinic.
- You have access to Mayo Clinic, inviting positive collisions among doctors, researchers, and entrepreneurs.
- The inviting spaces of Discovery Square celebrate “science on display” and enable practitioners and educators to live and work alongside researchers and entrepreneurs.
My wife and I loved Rochester from the beginning. It's amazing how it's developed, especially in the last five years - the U of M campus and a more vibrant downtown community along with the exciting aspects of the startup economy.
– Richard L. Ehman, M.D., Mayo Clinic radiologist, researcher, and founder and CEO of Resoundant Inc.
We have a really great community to live in. We barely have a commute and we have access to the best scientists and knowledge in the world.
– Shruthi Naik, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic research associate and co-founder of Vyriad
Rochester is really a phenomenal place. I've had the benefit of living in a couple of places and travelling to a lot of other places, and seeing how great it is to live here.
– Adam Ferrari, Owner of 9.SQUARE
I see a lot of different people I would have never met before, so it's been nice to see new cultures. (Rochester) is not so overwhelmingly big - It's kind of that family feel everywhere you go.
– Kristopher Loving, Sr., Founder of Official Love
Rochester is an amazing place. I've loved starting my businesses here. In addition to world-class medical innovation, our city is home to everyday heroes who are making a difference in our community and beyond.
– Tori Utley, Counselor, advocate, writer, and entrepreneur
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The Destination Medical Center team is charged with implementing the vision that further elevates Mayo Clinic and Minnesota as the preferred destination for highest quality health care. They can help you realize your vision and develop your business in Rochester, Minnesota, America’s City for Health. Be part of something big. Be part of Discovery Square.
Rochester, Minnesota is its own special place. Home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and those leading the way in life science discoveries and health care innovations. It’s the place people go to get better. Where developers are building an epicenter fueled by economic boom and dramatic growth. Where entrepreneurs come to find their place and discover the next big thing.
Rochester, Minnesota is a vibrant, thriving and multiple award-winning small city with a big city vibe. Rochester is located in the bold north where great schools, recreation, shopping, culture and community thrive.