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.

$504 Million

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

$375 Million

Annual research
awards

$463 Million

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

Spotlight

record-breaking

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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Streams that were once filled with trash can be restored to increase homeowners’ bottom line and reduce pollution

A new ’tissue scaffold’ that holds the potential for a bioengineering breakthrough

Research annual report cover 2020-2021

OVPR Annual Report

By The Numbers

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