|Owner:||Established by Garrison Slate|
|Appears in:||"Superman #246"|
The Science and Technology Advanced Research Laboratories, usually shortened to S.T.A.R. Labs, is a research organization founded by a scientist named Garrison Slate, who wanted a nationwide chain of research laboratories unconnected to the government or any business interests.
S.T.A.R. Labs often provides scientific guidance for superheroes when they need it and have been instrumental in saving the world on many occasions. They have a strong influence in Metropolis and usually give assistance to the likes of Superman.