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The R&D Department is vital for the discovery of new technologies. Here, new Ships, buildings, or supporting technologies are unlocked.

R&D Department Stats by Level

*Build costs and time are base values only. These are player-specific based on buildings and research.
LevelRequirementsBonusCostBuild TimePower
1
  • Academy (1)
  • Operations (4)
Research Speed Bonus: 0%
  • 100 Parsteel
3m
  • Actual: 30
  • Increase: 30
2
  • Academy (2)
  • Operations (4)
Research Speed Bonus: 3%
  • 200 Parsteel
4m
  • Actual: 60
  • Increase: 30
3
  • Academy (3)
  • Operations (5)
Research Speed Bonus: 4%
  • 350 Parsteel
6m
  • Actual: 95
  • Increase: 35
4
  • Academy (4)
  • Operations (5)
Research Speed Bonus: 5%
  • 500 Parsteel
13m
  • Actual: 140
  • Increase: 45
5
  • Tritanium Warehouse (3)
  • Academy (5)
  • Operations (5)
Research Speed Bonus: 6%
  • 800 Parsteel
22m
  • Actual: 180
  • Increase: 40
6
  • Operations (6)
  • Tritanium Warehouse (3)
  • Academy (6)
Research Speed Bonus: 8%
  • 1,200 Parsteel
36m
  • Actual: 240
  • Increase: 60
7
  • Tritanium Warehouse (5)
  • Academy (7)
  • Operations (7)
Research Speed Bonus: 9%
  • 2,000 Parsteel
1h 10m
  • Actual: 310
  • Increase: 70
8
  • Operations (8)
  • Academy (8)
Research Speed Bonus: 11%
  • 3,000 Parsteel
1h 40m
  • Actual: 400
  • Increase: 90
9
  • Tritanium Warehouse (9)
  • Academy (9)
  • Operations (9)
Research Speed Bonus: 12%
  • 4,500 Parsteel
2h 30m
  • Actual: 500
  • Increase: 100
10
  • Operations (10)
  • Academy (10)
  • Dilithium Generator A (5)
Research Speed Bonus: 14%
  • 7,000 Parsteel
2h 45m
  • Actual: 625
  • Increase: 125
11
  • Operations (11)
  • Academy (11)
Research Speed Bonus: 16%
  • 8,160 Parsteel
  • 12 Dilithium
2h 50m
  • Actual: 800
  • Increase: 175
12
  • Dilithium Warehouse (10)
  • Academy (12)
  • Operations (12)
Research Speed Bonus: 18%
  • 11,220 Parsteel
  • 33 Dilithium
5h 5m
  • Actual: 975
  • Increase: 175
13
  • Operations (13)
  • Tritanium Warehouse (11)
Research Speed Bonus: 20%
  • 16,320 Parsteel
  • 72 Dilithium
7h 36m
  • Actual: 1,200
  • Increase: 225
14
  • Operations (14)
  • Academy (14)
  • Dilithium Generator B (11)
Research Speed Bonus: 22%
  • 22,440 Parsteel
  • 132 Dilithium
10h 36m
  • Actual: 1,500
  • Increase: 300
15
  • Operations (15)
  • Academy (15)
  • Refinery (13)
Research Speed Bonus: 24%
  • 30,600 Parsteel
  • 225 Dilithium
  • 50 2★ Common Gas
13h 36m
  • Actual: 1,800
  • Increase: 300
16
  • Defense Platform B (12)
  • Academy (16)
  • Operations (16)
Research Speed Bonus: 26%
  • 40,800 Parsteel
  • 300 Dilithium
  • 100 2★ Common Gas
16h 12m
  • Actual: 2,100
  • Increase: 300
17
  • Tritanium Generator B (17)
  • Operations (17)
  • Academy (17)
Research Speed Bonus: 29%
  • 57,120 Parsteel
  • 420 Dilithium
  • 200 2★ Common Gas
  • 15 2★ Uncommon Gas
17h 24m
  • Actual: 2,500
  • Increase: 400
18
  • Drydock C (8)
  • Academy (18)
  • Operations (18)
Research Speed Bonus: 31%
  • 81,600 Parsteel
  • 600 Dilithium
  • 1,000 2★ Common Gas
  • 85 2★ Uncommon Gas
1d 2h 36m
  • Actual: 2,900
  • Increase: 400
19
  • Defense Platform C (8)
  • Academy (19)
  • Operations (19)
Research Speed Bonus: 34%
  • 122,400 Parsteel
  • 900 Dilithium
  • 5,000 2★ Common Gas
  • 300 2★ Uncommon Gas
1d 14h 36m
  • Actual: 3,500
  • Increase: 600
20
  • Academy (20)
  • Operations (20)
Research Speed Bonus: 36%
  • 173,400 Parsteel
  • 1,275 Dilithium
2d 10h
  • Actual: 4,000
  • Increase: 500
21
  • Tritanium Warehouse (21)
  • Academy (21)
  • Operations (21)
Research Speed Bonus: 39%
  • 291,924 Parsteel
  • 2,147 Dilithium
2d 5h
  • Actual: 4,700
  • Increase: 700
22
  • Academy (22)
  • Operations (22)
Research Speed Bonus: 42%
  • 454,104 Parsteel
  • 3,339 Dilithium
3d 10h 24m
  • Actual: 5,250
  • Increase: 550
23
  • Operations (23)
  • Defense Platform A (23)
  • Academy (23)
Research Speed Bonus: 45%
  • 747,252 Parsteel
  • 5,495 Dilithium
  • 200 3★ Common Gas
4d 1h 12m
  • Actual: 6,250
  • Increase: 1,000
24
  • Defense Platform B (24)
  • Academy (24)
  • Operations (24)
Research Speed Bonus: 48%
  • 1,177,488 Parsteel
  • 8,658 Dilithium
  • 600 3★ Common Gas
4d 23h 12m
  • Actual: 7,000
  • Increase: 750
25
  • Dilithium Warehouse (25)
  • Academy (25)
  • Operations (25)
Research Speed Bonus: 51%
  • 1,909,440 Parsteel
  • 14,040 Dilithium
  • 700 3★ Common Gas
  • 80 3★ Uncommon Gas
4d 14h 24m
  • Actual: 8,000
  • Increase: 1,000
26
  • Academy (26)
  • Operations (26)
Research Speed Bonus: 55%
  • 2,983,500 Parsteel
  • 21,938 Dilithium
  • 900 3★ Common Gas
  • 120 3★ Uncommon Gas
6d 5h 36m
  • Actual: 9,000
  • Increase: 1,000
27
  • Refinery (26)
  • Academy (27)
  • Operations (27)
Research Speed Bonus: 58%
  • 4,553,280 Parsteel
  • 33,480 Dilithium
  • 1,000 3★ Common Gas
  • 160 3★ Uncommon Gas
7d 2h 24m
  • Actual: 10,250
  • Increase: 1,250
28
  • Defense Platform B (28)
  • Academy (28)
  • Operations (28)
Research Speed Bonus: 62%
  • 6,829,920 Parsteel
  • 50,220 Dilithium
  • 1,200 3★ Common Gas
  • 210 3★ Uncommon Gas
8d 6h
  • Actual: 11,500
  • Increase: 1,250
29
  • Dilithium Vault (28)
  • Academy (29)
  • Operations (29)
Research Speed Bonus: 65%
  • 10,873,200 Parsteel
  • 79,950 Dilithium
  • 1,400 3★ Common Gas
  • 260 3★ Uncommon Gas
9d 2h
  • Actual: 12,750
  • Increase: 1,250
30
  • Operations (30)
  • Tritanium Warehouse (28)
  • Academy (30)
Research Speed Bonus: 69%
  • 15,912,000 Parsteel
  • 117,000 Dilithium
  • 1,600 3★ Common Gas
  • 330 3★ Uncommon Gas
9d 20h 24m
  • Actual: 14,250
  • Increase: 1,500
31
  • Defense Platform B (26)
  • Academy (31)
  • Operations (31)
Research Speed Bonus: 73%
  • 25,153,200 Parsteel
  • 184,950 Dilithium
  • 1,900 3★ Common Gas
  • 410 3★ Uncommon Gas
12d 22h 24m
  • Actual: 15,750
  • Increase: 1,500
32
  • Academy (32)
  • Operations (32)
Research Speed Bonus: 77%
  • 36,332,400 Parsteel
  • 267,150 Dilithium
  • 2,100 3★ Common Gas
  • 25 3★ Rare Gas
12d 15h 12m
  • Actual: 17,500
  • Increase: 1,750
33
  • Operations (33)
  • Tritanium Vault (29)
Research Speed Bonus: 81%
  • 56,202,000 Parsteel
  • 413,250 Dilithium
  • 2,400 3★ Common Gas
  • 590 3★ Uncommon Gas
18d 8h 24m
  • Actual: 19,250
  • Increase: 1,750
34
  • Academy (34)
  • Operations (34)
Research Speed Bonus: 85%
  • 88,740,000 Parsteel
  • 652,500 Dilithium
  • 2,800 3★ Common Gas
  • 700 3★ Uncommon Gas
24d 7h 12m
  • Actual: 21,500
  • Increase: 2,250
35
  • Academy (35)
  • Operations (35)
Research Speed Bonus: 89%
  • 137,332,800 Parsteel
  • 1,009,800 Dilithium
  • 3,100 3★ Common Gas
  • 820 3★ Uncommon Gas
32d 48m
  • Actual: 23,500
  • Increase: 2,000
36
  • Defense Platform A (30)
  • Academy (36)
  • Operations (36)
Research Speed Bonus: 93%
  • 193,514,400 Parsteel
  • 1,422,900 Dilithium
  • 3,500 3★ Common Gas
  • 75 3★ Rare Gas
40d 22h 24m
  • Actual: 25,500
  • Increase: 2,000
37
  • Tritanium Warehouse (32)
  • Academy (37)
  • Operations (37)
Research Speed Bonus: 98%
  • 297,432,000 Parsteel
  • 2,187,000 Dilithium
  • 3,900 3★ Common Gas
  • 1,110 3★ Uncommon Gas
42d 7h 12m
  • Actual: 28,000
  • Increase: 2,500
38
  • Operations (38)
  • Academy (38)
Research Speed Bonus: 102%
  • 462,672,000 Parsteel
  • 3,402,000 Dilithium
  • 4,300 3★ Common Gas
  • 200 3★ Rare Gas
68d 14h 24m
  • Actual: 30,500
  • Increase: 2,500
39
  • Academy (39)
  • Operations (39)
Research Speed Bonus: 107%
  • 789,480,000 Parsteel
  • 5,805,000 Dilithium
  • 4,800 3★ Common Gas
  • 200 3★ Rare Gas
91d 1h 12m
  • Actual: 33,000
  • Increase: 2,500
40
  • Operations (40)
  • Academy (40)
Research Speed Bonus: 111%
  • 3,438,624,000 Parsteel
  • 9,030,000 Dilithium
  • 50,000 4★ Common Gas
161d 14h 24m
  • Actual: 36,000
  • Increase: 3,000
41
  • Tritanium Vault (36)
  • Academy (41)
  • Operations (41)
Research Speed Bonus: 116%
  • 3,508,800,000 Parsteel
  • 12,900,000 Dilithium
  • 85,000 4★ Common Gas
  • 14,000 4★ Uncommon Gas
151d 10h 48m
  • Actual: 39,000
  • Increase: 3,000
42
  • Defense Platform D (36)
  • Academy (42)
  • Operations (42)
Research Speed Bonus: 121%
  • 5,226,480,000 Parsteel
  • 19,215,000 Dilithium
  • 14,500 4★ Uncommon Gas
  • 4,000 4★ Rare Gas
232d 19h 12m
  • Actual: 42,500
  • Increase: 3,500
43
  • Operations (43)
  • Academy (43)
  • Dilithium Vault (36)
Research Speed Bonus: 126%
  • 7,466,400,000 Parsteel
  • 27,450,000 Dilithium
  • 16,000 4★ Uncommon Gas
  • 3,000 4★ Rare Gas
307d 14h
  • Actual: 46,000
  • Increase: 3,500
44
  • 4★ Tactical Battleships (1)
  • Academy (44)
  • Operations (44)
Research Speed Bonus: 131%
  • 11,199,600,000 Parsteel
  • 41,175,000 Dilithium
  • 1,000 4★ Uncommon Gas
  • 6,500 4★ Rare Gas
401d 11h 12m
  • Actual: 49,500
  • Increase: 3,500
45
  • Academy (45)
  • Operations (45)
Research Speed Bonus: 137%
  • 15,912,000,000 Parsteel
  • 58,500,000 Dilithium
  • 8,000 4★ Uncommon Gas
  • 8,000 4★ Rare Gas
518d 6h 48m
  • Actual: 53,000
  • Increase: 3,500
46
  • Academy (46)
  • Operations (46)
Research Speed Bonus: 143%
  • 21,879,000,000 Parsteel
  • 80,437,500 Dilithium
  • 9,000 4★ Uncommon Gas
  • 9,000 4★ Rare Gas
662d 12h 24m
  • Actual: 57,000
  • Increase: 4,000
47
  • 4★ Offensive Strategies (1)
  • Academy (47)
  • Operations (47)
Research Speed Bonus: 149%
  • 31,824,000,000 Parsteel
  • 117,000,000 Dilithium
  • 10,000 4★ Uncommon Gas
  • 10,000 4★ Rare Gas
839d 6h
  • Actual: 61,000
  • Increase: 4,000
48
  • Academy (48)
  • Operations (48)
Research Speed Bonus: 155%
  • 51,408,000,000 Parsteel
  • 189,000,000 Dilithium
  • 12,000 4★ Uncommon Gas
  • 5,000 4★ Rare Gas
1054d 10h
  • Actual: 66,000
  • Increase: 5,000
49
  • Tritanium Vault (43)
  • Academy (49)
  • Operations (49)
Research Speed Bonus: 161%
  • 85,680,000,000 Parsteel
  • 315,000,000 Dilithium
  • 25,000 4★ Uncommon Gas
  • 20,000 4★ Rare Gas
1314d 16h
  • Actual: 70,000
  • Increase: 4,000
50
  • Academy (50)
  • Operations (50)
Research Speed Bonus: 170%
  • 149,940,000,000 Parsteel
  • 551,250,000 Dilithium
1627d 15h 12m
  • Actual: 75,000
  • Increase: 5,000
Star Trek Fleet Command R&D Department

Originally posted on October 8, 2021 @ 4:43 pm