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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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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By The Numbers

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UConn, a ‘Powerhouse in Research,’ Participates in NSF Roundtable

UConn research is transforming lives and driving economic development. State and federal leaders – as well as the National Science Foundation – are taking notice.

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UConn Research Enterprise Funding Surges to Record Levels

For the first time in UConn history, research funding exceeded $300 million in 2020-21 fiscal year, shattering the previous record.

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‘No Brain, No Pain’: UConn Researcher Develops Novel Neural Stimulation Protocol for Treating Chronic Pain

Through electrical stimulation, a UConn researcher has developed a method of blocking pain signals from the brain.

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