Research

With a record $380 million in competitive research grants and contracts in 2021, Oregon State University continues to lead the way with practical, problem-solving research that improves lives, protects natural resources and generates economic growth to transform our future for the better.

Oregon State’s researchers are top-ranked in their fields, hold leadership positions in international and national professional organizations, have received prestigious honors and earned global reputations.

Putting research innovations to work

The Oregon State University Advantage connects research to real-world applications. Our Innovation Impact Program helps turn research discoveries into new products, services, investments and businesses. We are an engine driving widely shared prosperity, improved human welfare and a healthier planet.

  

More research funding than
any university in Oregon

1 of 3 land, sea, space, and sun
grant universities in the U.S.

  

#1 in the Pacific Northwest
for innovation

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