Transformative research at the U is changing the game in fields as diverse as medicine and fine arts. But the benefits don’t stop at groundbreaking discoveries—U research is also a major driver of economic development.
From 2014-21, U research projects contributed
to the national economy,
was spent on small businesses, and
was spent on minority- and woman-owned companies.
U employees are compensated by research dollars, as of FY22.
of consecutive research funding growth
and hit a historic high of $686M in FY22.
Sources: Institute for Research on Innovation and Science report (2014-21), an additional IRIS report, and the VP for Research office