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U Research Impacts Economic Growth and Development


The U’s Research enterprise is an engine for economic growth and development. In FY20, the U hit a historic high of over $600M in research funding and awards. Find out how U research impacts the local and national economies.

Research Economic Impact

16

Guggenheim Foundation

Fellows


13

National Academy of Science

Members


14

National Academy of Arts & Sciences

Members 


4

National Academy of Medicine

Members

4

National Academy of Engineering 

Members

8

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Fellows 


4

National Endowment of Humanities Fellowship Awardees

1

Nobel Prize Winner

 

 

 


 

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14


Startup Companies
FY 2020

56


US Patents
FY 2020

73


Major Licenses
FY 2020

350


Invention Disclosures
FY 2020

Last Updated: 4/13/21