Teaching, research, and outreach form the mission of Penn State Behrend. We're not only a destination for excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education. We're also the region's research institution.

We maintain an active research agenda, with faculty and staff engaged in more than $6 million in projects annually. Undergraduate research is highly encouraged and supported with nearly $350,000 in grants awarded annually to students.

Jason Williams with Med Rad employees.

Research and Development

A highly productive college within one of the country's foremost research universities, Penn State Behrend is uniquely equipped to deliver research and development that meets business, industry, and community needs.

Knowledge Park building

Knowledge Park

Businesses looking to expand are looking to Knowledge Park—an environment that brings forward-thinking companies together with faculty, staff, and students at Penn State for business and technology advancement. The park is home to 20 companies employing more than 500 people, and there's room and the resources for even more.

Students and faculty work together at a computer.

Student Research Resources