Research Facilities & Expertise

Faculty Experts

Find faculty and research expertise across UMN using the Experts@Minnesota database.

Centers & Institutes

UMN has over 300 research, education, and outreach centers and institutes that encourage collaboration among disciplines and partner with other institutions and community programs. RIO provides administrative support and oversight for some of these research-based centers and institutes.

Labs & Core Facilities

UMN operates labs and core facilities that provide support for research in a wide range of fields and disciplines. Many of these facilities are also open to the broader community, including companies looking to enhance their R&D efforts with specialized equipment or lab space. Learn more about these partnerships with the University at the Corporate Engagement Center.