Research Facts and Statistics
- Research activity, measured in terms of external funds received, has grown exponentially since 1985, doubling every five years. In 2007-2008, the UPR received over $87 million for research
- In 2005-2006, the UPR Río Piedras Campus ranked 4th among the top 25 institutions selected for federal support in chemical research equipment.
As May 30, 2009, the University of Puerto Rico has 36 patents issued by the USPTO; 4 licenses signed; 2 licenses being negotiated; 27 patents submitted, and 2 invention disclosures under evaluation.