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Research Thrust Areas

The Universidad del Turabo has identified four interdisciplinary thrust areas that are centered in the innovation to increase the institution competiveness and contributions to Puerto Rico and the global economy. All thrusts areas interconnect to each other fostering collaborations among the different schools, centers and institutes of the University.

  1. Entrepreneurship ecosystem is a comprehensive field of study that analyzes the business environment (external and internal factors that affect the development, performance and outcomes) as well as the development of start-up companies.
  2. Energy and Clean Technology emphasizes scientific and technological advancements in renewable electricity generation, energy storage, sustainable transportation, utilization of water resources, improvements in energy efficiency for industrial and domestic applications, or any other technology that reduces environmental impacts.
  3. Environmental Studies and Application is a multidisciplinary field that analyzes the interactions of humans with the natural environment and the knowledge produced that create new technology to make practical decisions and actions.
  4. Health and Social Well-being is a multidisciplinary field that studies human abilities to cope with the normal stress of their life, work environment and community as well as the study of social equality, trust, connectedness and networks.

 

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Thrust Areas Interdisciplinary Model