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 Aerospace Manufacturing

UConn has won a major contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory to improve manufacturing processes and help maintain the nation's strength in international defense.

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Spotlight

Advancing Aerospace Manufacturing

UConn has won a major contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory to improve manufacturing processes and help maintain the nation's strength in international defense.

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Seven UConn Researchers Honored by the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

Almost one third of this year’s newly elected members are faculty researchers at UConn or UConn Health. This brings the total number of CASE regular members from UConn and UConn Health to 118.

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Rising Star in Astrophysics Receives Sloan Foundation Fellowship

UConn astrophysicist, Kate Whitaker, was among 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian researchers selected by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to receive 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships.

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New Findings for Cancer Patients With Sickle Cell

A recent study co-authored by UConn Health, Yale, Hartford Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital found that African-American cancer patients die at higher rates than white patients despite recent longevity increases for patients in all race/ethnic groups.

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