Office of Research and Innovation
University of Louisville
Louisville, Ky. 40202
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The University of Louisville is a premier, metropolitan research institution bursting with creativity and ideas. The vision of the Office of Research and Innovation is to support those ideas, helping them grow and spread so they can change, improve and even save lives.
We do this by providing support for our scholarly community as they work to explore and increase our collective understanding of the world through art, science, business and a multitude of different disciplines. We also teach our students the value of those pursuits, molding them into the next generation of thinkers, creators, explorers and leaders.
UofL is an ambitious institution continuously meeting the bar, then setting it higher. Our national and international vision and scope recognizes our campus’ leadership role in advancing understanding and transforming the lives of the people and institutions both on- and off-campus, throughout the city, state, country and world.
As such, we seek to be a leader of academic research, artistic exploration, scientific and technological innovation and economic growth. We develop and attract talented, energetic people and ideas with a thorough understanding of our global community. And we promote a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation that inspires and energizes the creativity of the region.
More specifically, we:
In meeting these goals, UofL will continue to be a transforming agent; an institution of uncommon ambition whose reach exceeds its grasp, preserving the age old values of the academic world while leading its community boldly into the future.
The mission of the Office of Research and Innovation is to support research, scholarship, and creative activity and to translate UofL discoveries to the world to benefit Louisville, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the nation and the world.