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U INNOVATIONREACHES GREAT HEIGHTS

The University of Utah is known for its diverse disciplines in medicines, science, social work, arts and more. As a member of the prestigious American Association University, research at the U continues to excel and grow on a national and global level.

 

Research by the Numbers

$768

Million Research Funding

2933

Awards

1101

Awarded PIs

95

Startups

Our Achievements & Recognitions

World's First NIH Grant
Nobel Prize Winner in Genetics
Largest Research Academic Medical Center in the Intermountain West
World's First Heart Transplant
Inducted into the Association of American Universities
One of the World's Largest Population Database for Research

Our ResearchImpacts Economic Growth

Our research is a vital contributor to our economic growth and development.
Research drives the economy through job opportunities, tech start-ups, commercial real estate, and more.