PCI By the Numbers... Penn Center for Innovation: Fiscal Year 2022 See All » $1 Billion+
The largest amount of annual revenue generated from IP commercialization in Penn's history
Funds raised by Penn-affiliated startups, the most ever
Patents issued to Penn and its faculty inventors.
Received for industry Sponsored Research Agreements
portal books Faculty Research Portal The Research Portal is a gateway to Penn's research systems and provides faculty with an overview of their grant funds including budget spent and time remaining. Research Portal » Research at Penn 2022 Just Released: Research at Penn 2023 Read Now » Launched in 2020, the Environmental Innovations Initiative is dedicated to leveraging Penn’s academic strengths to impact critical environmental challenges. The Initiative is committed to bringing together scholars, leaders, students, and community members around themes of climate action, stewardship of nature, and human prosperity. Read the EII annual report here» Connecting our scholarly activities with today’s defining challenges and advancing Penn as a leading resource. Address social determinants of environmental challenges and develop effective solutions by catalyzing transdisciplinary research. Develop education models to ensure that 100% of Penn students have the opportunity to learn about climate change, biodiversity and their capacity as changemakers. Foster collaboration and community across disciplines and boundaries through programming on campus, in Philadelphia, and in the world.

Current Research Stories from Penn

International Partners

Resources to support travel abroad, research compliance, international agreements, hosting international visitors and scholars, and more.

Nature Masterclass

Professional training for researchers.

Pandemic Impact Report

Pandemic Cover

The report includes research progress during the pandemic, qualitative and quantitative  assessments of negative impact, and initial mitigation programs.

Research Resource Hub


A comprehensive compilation of online resources covering the research process life-cycle.

Funding & Fellowships

Within the OVPR

Centers & Institutes

The University’s integrated campus facilitates unique investigative collaborations across disciplines and research at Penn’s Centers and Institutes represent some of the most cutting edge investigations taking place in the world today. A searchable database of the University’s many Centers and Institutes is to the left. On behalf of the Provost, the Vice Provost for Research oversees the 8 University-wide Centers & Institutes featured below.

Featured Institutes

Regulatory Topics