Every day University of Florida researchers create new technologies, discover industry breakthroughs, spawn new economic opportunities and pave the way for the next generation of leaders.
From inventing the world’s most popular sports drink, Gatorade, to developing a leading treatment for glaucoma and the tastiest tomatoes on the grocery store shelf, UF researchers are constantly pursuing ideas that change the world.
Last year alone, UF researchers received a record of $724 million in research awards.
*Taken from SUS Congressional FY2018 UF Document
In fiscal year 2016, UF recieved a record of $724 million in sponsored research funding. This is a 2.4% increase over the previous year.