Services & Expertise
RIO provides services and support to the University of Minnesota research community through our administrative units.
The University of Minnesota is a top-15 public research institution conducting innovative and impactful research across a broad range of fields and disciplines. Our researchers improve our understanding of the world and help facilitate technologies and ideas that positively impact the prosperity, welfare, and security of our communities, state, nation, and beyond.
The Plant Protein Innovation Center demonstrates how academia and industry can work together to accelerate significant research with real-world impact.
UMN researchers Ben Held and Ryan Murphy are using survivor elms to grow Dutch elm disease-resistant trees while learning more about resistance mechanisms.
UMN's Research Enterprise
The University of Minnesota had $1.05 billion in external research award funding in fiscal year 2022, the second year in a row that funding exceeded the $1 billion mark.
Learn about the impact of UMN research and its role in advancing innovation and fostering economic development in the region. View research statistics.
Pivot is a comprehensive database of funding opportunities and collaborators that provides access to currently available research opportunities from a variety of sources. Training is available for researchers and research administrators.