The University of Akron seeks to increase relevant knowledge for its stakeholders, including students, industries, governments and educational institutions. The University sees its research as a driver for finding meaningful solutions to advance the region. UA's research initiatives include:
The University of Akron will have 60 individual inventors inducted into the newly founded National Academy of Inventors early in 2011.
01/27/11 - U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development John Fernandez came to campus Jan. 26 to present a $1 million i6 Challenge Award to he University of Akron Research Foundation (UARF) and the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron.
NASA-funded research enables a UA team to develop a material that can withstand stresses and temperature extremes, making it a candidate for use on space rovers and in other applications.
09/14/12 - The first recipients of the Achieving Distinction initiative will work to devise innovative solutions to regional and global challenges.