Fast Facts

As the state’s most comprehensive research institution, the University of Georgia is a major driver of economic and workforce development, catalyzing effective public/private partnerships that support industry, create new businesses, generate new jobs, and train the college-educated workforce of tomorrow.

Research strengths include:

  • Glycobiology
  • Plant sciences, including genomics
  • Infectious diseases, including vaccine development and parasitology
  • Biomedical research, including stem cell/regenerative medicine
  • Behavioral/social science research

 

The University of Georgia is classified as a Research University/Very High Activity, according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Research Making a Difference – 2014

 

Research Expenditures

 

FY12 & 13 include federal American Recovery and Reinvestment (“Stimulus”) funds.

 

 

 

Tech Transfer

The discoveries made by UGA researchers create unique opportunities to improve lives in Georgia and beyond. UGA is a top partner for industry, ranking among the best U.S. universities for licensing activity. More than 525 products ranging from pharmaceuticals to peanuts and from poultry vaccines to education tools are now in the marketplace.