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Research at Penn

The University of Pennsylvania has long stood as a leading figure in the nations research landscape. Penn is consistently at the forefront of groundbreaking knowledge across a multitude of disciplines including health, technology, business, the humanities, and the sciences. The application of this knowledge extends far beyond academic realms, significantly enhancing the lives of people both locally and globally.

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Initiatives around campus that direct and accelerate Penn’s strategic research goals.

Pennovation Works

The University of Pennsylvania is preparing the next phase of space dedicated to research and development for faculty and Penn-affiliated startups through a $365 million expansion of Pennovation Works.

Aerial view of the Pennovation Works site on the University of Pennsylvania campus.

Partners in International Research

Recently issued guidelines from OVPR and partners emphasize the value of international research collaboration and aim to boost research productivity by reducing unnecessary regulatory stress.

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By The Numbers

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Centers & Institutes

Reporting Offices

A network of integrated offices, dedicated to supporting research and encompassing myriad aspects of research from ensuring compliance and safety standards to facilitating technology transfer and other essential services.

Centers & Institutes

Engines of research across campus to foster community, collaboration, exploration, and impact.

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Penn Research News & Stories

Research Stories from Across Campus

The stories behind the data, inventions, and breakthroughs.

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Annual Research Digest: Research at Penn

Our annual publication highlighting the research stories with impact on our campus, in our community, and across the planet.

Reach out to us

We are here to guide you. Reach out to the OVPR so we can connect you with the right resources to support your research.