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Research@UGA – Fast Facts

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$7.4 BILLION

UGA IMPACT ON
THE STATE OF GEORGIA

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$493.9 MILLION

R&D EXPENDITURES
IN FY 2021

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TOP 5

FOR NEW PRODUCTS
AMONG U.S. UNIVERSITIES

RESEARCH FUNDING

+41%

OVERALL R&D EXPENDITURES SINCE FISCAL 2013

Research Expenditures by Major Funding Source

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Federal Research Expenditures by Agency

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*excludes NIH & CDC funds

TECH TRANSFER

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900+ PRODUCTS

INTRODUCED TO MARKETPLACE

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TOP 10

LICENSES/OPTIONS WITH INDUSTRY
AMONG U.S. UNIVERSITIES

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49 PRODUCTS

REACHED THE MARKET IN FY 2021

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 30

FOR ACTIVE STARTUPS
AMONG U.S. PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES