Research Support

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.

Top 5 Federal Agencies Providing Grant Support to UF in FY 2016

Top 5 Federal Agencies Providing Grant Support to UF in FY 2016

54% Dept of Health and Human Services
17% National Science Foundation
15% Dept of Agriculture
7% Dept of Education
7% Dept of Defense

*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.