Breakthrough
research & innovation

Breakthrough
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.

$373.3 Million

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

$260 Million

Annual research
expenditures

$96 Million

Equity, grant, debt & revenue for UConn incubator companies in Fiscal Year 2018

Spotlight

Advancing Stamford's Innovation Ecosystem

Through a partnership with Innovate Stamford, UConn will provide a platform of new programs to strengthen the city’s position as a leader in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

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Spotlight

Advancing Stamford's Innovation Ecosystem

Through a partnership with Innovate Stamford, UConn will provide a platform of new programs to strengthen the city’s position as a leader in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

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Artificial Skin Could Give Superhuman Perception

A new type of sensor could lead to artificial skin that someday helps burn victims ‘feel’ and safeguards the rest of us, University of Connecticut researchers suggest in a paper in Advanced Materials.

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UConn Startup is Second Venture for Faculty Inventor

DeMay Bio, located at UConn's Technology Incubation Program, is commercializing a drug for rheumatoid arthritis and is the brainchild of faculty inventor, Dr. Caroline Dealy.

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Reviving Holocaust History with Virtual Reality

UConn researchers are developing an immersive learning experience using virtual reality and game design to bring to life archival materials from the Nuremberg Trials.

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