UMass Research Grows to Record-high $813 Million

The University of Massachusetts research enterprise grew to $813 million in fiscal year 2022, an 8% increase over the previous year, according to the five-campus system’s latest annual research report.

Annual R&D at the Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Medical School campuses of UMass has grown by 23% over the past five years, boosted by large increases in federal research funding. The greatest concentration of UMass research spending is in the STEM fields, with 93%, or $754 million, in those disciplines. This includes $463 million focused on the life sciences, a critical economic sector for Massachusetts.

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