research & innovation

research & innovation

UConn's robust innovation pipeline spans disciplinary lines to address real-world challenges and unleash the solutions of tomorrow.

At UConn, our faculty, staff, and students are dedicated to learning more about the world around them through research.  That's what makes us one of the nation's Top 25 public universities.  With annual expenditures in excess of $260 million, collaborative research is carried out within the departments of our 14 schools and colleges and at our 80 research centers and institutes.

$504 Million

Annual economic impact of UConn's research enterprise on Connecticut's economy

$375 Million

Annual research

$463 Million

Equity, grant, debt & revenue for UConn incubator companies in FY20



The largest grant in UConn’s history ($40 million) awarded to the UConn School of Medicine will create a Network for Advanced NMR, a powerful method for analyzing molecules.

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A lab-on-paper platform that uses genetic markers to detect the virus even as it mutates

Technology from animal scientists is paving the way for future advances in sustainable food production

Research annual report cover 2020-2021

OVPR Annual Report

By The Numbers

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