Shared Core Facilities

To aid in your research, Penn State provides its faculty and researchers with shared core user facilities of labs and equipment, as well as technical and data services.

These services are all available to Penn State researchers and external users.



A Penn State Research Database containing information about facilities, labs, instruments, research output, collaboration partners, and research profiles throughout all Penn State campuses. Search profiles and output by concept, researcher name or department name, or paste in text inputs such as abstracts or announcements.

A database that contains information about facilities, labs, instruments, people, and resources available throughout all Penn State campuses. Eagle-I was developed with NIH funding which has grown to more than 30 member institutions; you may also browse resources available from these institutions

Shared-service core research facilities at the College of Medicine in Hershey, PA.            



An online catalog of services, software, and tools available to aid in the execution and administration of research projects by researchers and research administrators.

Located in the College of Health and Human Development’s Prevention Research Center at University Park, the Data Accelerator collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to acquire and securely store state-level administrative data to inform policy and improve lives.

Home to one of 30 Federal Statistical Research Data Centers around the country. This center provides researchers and graduate students with secure access to restricted economic, demographic, and health data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Center for Health Statistics, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.