Office of Research

Research@UGA – Fast Facts

As the state of Georgia’s most comprehensive research institution, the University of Georgia is committed to research that changes lives. Ready to learn more?

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$6.3 BILLION

UGA IMPACT ON
THE STATE OF GEORGIA

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$495 MILLION

R&D EXPENDITURES
IN FY 2020

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TOP 5

FOR NEW PRODUCTS
AMONG U.S. UNIVERSITIES

GREAT COMMITMENTS TO RESEARCH

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University of Georgia researchers are determined to find solutions for deadly diseases, to discover the key to longer, healthier lives and to improve public health for all.

Healthier People

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By securing our food supply, maintaining viable land and waterways, and safeguarding our cyber and global security, the University of Georgia is ensuring a better tomorrow.

A More Secure Future

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At the University of Georgia, we’re enriching and improving lives with our dedication to creating effective leaders, boosting community vitality and building stronger families.

Stronger Communities

RESEARCH FUNDING

34.3

OVERALL R&D EXPENDITURES
FROM FY 2014 – FY 2019

37.2%

SPONSORED RESEARCH EXPENDITURES
FROM FY 2014 – FY 2019

RESEARCH EXPENDITURES BY SPONSOR TYPE: FY 2019
Research Expenditures by Sponsor Type
RESEARCH EXPENDITURES BY FEDERAL AGENCY: FY 2019
Research Expenditures by Federal Agency:

TECH TRANSFER

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800+ PRODUCTS

INTRODUCED TO MARKETPLACE

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TOP 10

LICENSES/OPTIONS WITH INDUSTRY
AMONG U.S. UNIVERSITIES

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59 PRODUCTS

REACHED THE MARKET IN FY 2020

STARTUPS

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200+ COMPANIES

LAUNCHED BASED ON
UGA RESEARCH

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$531 MILLION

ANNUAL ECONOMIC IMPACT
FROM RESEARCH-BASED STARTUPS

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TOP 20

FOR ACTIVE STARTUPS
AMONG U.S. PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES