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Research is a feature in Egg, Inc. which allows you to spend Bocks to upgrade some quality relating to your hatchery, habitats, vehicles, or anything else on the farm. Most areas of research offer multiple levels, each one costing more than the previous. Obtaining all possible research can propel you past 20 octillion/sec.

Common

Common upgrades can be purchased with in-game cash. They reset when you prestige or upgrade your egg.

Tier 1
Icon Title Description Maximum Levels
R icon comfortable nests Comfortable Nests Increase egg laying rate by 10% +500% 50
R supplements Nutritional Supplements Increase egg value by 25% +1,000% 40
R better incubators Better Incubators Hatchery will refill 10% faster +150% 15
R excitable Excitable Chickens +0.1% egg value bonus for each running chicken +1% 10
Tier 2
Icon Title Description Maximum Levels
R hen house remodel Hen House Remodel Increase capacity of all habs by 5% +40% 8
R internal hatchery Internal Hatcheries Each hen house adds 2 additional chickens per minute +20 10
R padded packaging Padded Packaging Increases earnings per egg by 25% +750% 30
R hatchery expansion Hatchery Expansion Increases Hatchery capacity by 10 +100 10
R bigger eggs Bigger Eggs DOUBLES egg value ×2 1
Tier 3
Icon Title Description Maximum Levels
R internal hatchery upgrades Internal Hatchery Upgrades Each hen house adds an additional 5 chickens/min +50 10
R improved leafsprings Improved Leafsprings Increase vehicle capacity by 5% +150% 30
R vehicle reliability Vehicle Reliability Increase fleet size by 1 +2 2
R rooster booster Rooster Booster Hatchery will 'refill' 5% faster +125% 25
R coordinated clucking Coordinated Clucking Max running chicken bonus increased by 0.1x ×2.5 25
Tier 4
Icon Title Description Maximum Levels
R hatchery rebuild Hatchery Rebuild Increases Hatchery capacity by 50 +50 1
R prime certification USDE Prime Certification TRIPLES egg value ×3 1
R hen house ac Hen House A/C Increase egg laying rate by 5% +250% 50
R superfeed diet Super-Feed™ Diet Increase egg value by 25% +875% 35
R microlux suites Microlux™ Chicken Suites Increase capacity of all habs by 5% +50% 10
Tier 5
Icon Title Description Maximum Levels
R compact incubators Compact Incubators Increases Hatchery capacity by 10 +100 10
R lightweight boxes Lightweight Boxes Increase vehicle capacity by 10% +400% 40
R exoskeletons Depot Worker Exoskeletons Increase maximum fleet size by 1 +2 2
R internal hatchery expansion Internal Hatchery Expansion Each hen house adds an additional 10 chickens/min +150 15
R improved genetics Improved Genetics Increase egg laying rate AND egg value by 15% +450% +450% 30
Tier 6
Icon Title Description Maximum Levels
R traffic management Traffic Management Increase vehicle fleet size by 1 +2 2
R motivational clucking Motivational Clucking Max running chicken bonus increased by 0.1x ×4.5 45
R driver training Driver Training Increase vehicle speed by 5% +150% 30
R shell fortification Shell Fortification Increase egg value by 15% +900% 60
Tier 7
Icons Title Description Maximum Levels
R egg bots Egg Loading Bots Increase fleet size by 1 +2 2
R super alloy frames Super Alloy Frames Increase vehicle capacity by 5% +250% 50
R even bigger eggs Even Bigger Eggs DOUBLES egg value ×32 5
R internal hatchery expansion 2 Internal Hatchery Expansion Each hen house adds an additional 25 chickens/min +750 30
Tier 8
Icon Title Description Maximum Levels
R quantum egg storage Quantum Egg Storage Increase vehicle capacity by 5% +100% 20
R genetic purification Genetic Purification Increases egg value by 10% +1,000% 100
R machine learning incubators Machine Learning Incubators Each hen house adds an additional 5 chickens/min +1,250 250
R time compression Time Compression Increase egg laying rate by 10% +200% 20
Tier 9
Icon Title Description Maximum Levels
R hover upgrades Hover Upgrades Increase hover vehicle capacity by 5% +125% 25
R graviton coating Graviton Coating DOUBLES egg density and thus egg value ×256 8
R grav plating Grav Plating Increase capacity of all habs by 2% +50% 25
R crystalline shelling Crystalline Shelling Increases egg value by 25% +2500% +100
Tier 10
Icon Title Description Maximum Levels
R autonomous vehicles Autonomous Vehicles Increase fleet size by 1 +6 6
R neural linking Neural Linking Each hen house adds an additional 50 chickens/min +1000 20
R telepathic will Telepathic Will Increase egg quality (value) by 25% +1250% 50
R enlightened chickens Enlightened Chickens Quadruple running chicken bonus! ×64 3
Tier 11
Icon Title Description Maximum Levels
R dark containment Dark Containment Increase vehicle capacity by 5% +125% 25
R atomic purification Atomic Purification Increase egg value by 10% +250% 25
R multiversal layering Multiversal Layering 10x egg value ×100 2
R timeline diversion Timeline Diversion Increase egg laying rate by 2% +100% 50
Tier 12
Icon Title Description Maximum Levels
R wormhole dampening Wormhole Dampening Increase capacity of portal habs by 2% +50% 25
R eggsistor miniturization Eggsistor Miniturization Increase egg value by 5% +250% 50
R neural net refinement Neural Net Replacement Increase vechile speed by 5% +125% 25

Epic

Epic upgrades can only be bought with Golden Eggs. Their bonuses are more powerful and will not reset when you prestige or when you start a new egg.

Bonus cap and total price:

Icon Title Description Maximum Total Golden Egg Price
ER hold to hatch Hold to Hatch Hold chicken button for +2 chickens per second +20/sec Golden egg 11,297
ER epic hatchery Epic Hatchery Increase hatchery refill rate by 10% +200% Golden egg 110,011
ER epic internal hatchery Epic Int. Hatcheries Increase internal hatchery rate by 5% +100% Golden egg 110,241
ER video doubler time Video Doubler Time Increase video doubler time by 30 min. +360 Golden egg 115,150
ER epic clucking Epic Clucking +0.1% egg value bonus for each running chicken. +1.0% Golden egg 12,750
ER epic multiplier Epic Multiplier Increase max running chicken bonus by 0.2x! +15.00× Golden egg 156,589
ER cheaper contractors Cheaper Contractors Reduce hen house and silo build costs by 5% -50% Golden egg 12,597
ER bust unions Bust Unions Reduce vehicle hire costs by 5% -50% Golden egg 12,597
ER lab upgrade Lab Upgrade Reduce research costs by 5% -50% Golden egg 11,375
ER silo quality Silo Quality Increase silo quality by 2% +80% Golden egg 15,081
ER silo capacity Silo Capacity Increase away time per silo by 6 min +60 min. Golden egg 12,497
ER internal hatchery sharing Internal hatchery sharing Full habs' internal hatcheries send +10% chicks to other habs +100% Shared Golden egg 113,750
ER internal hatchery calm Internal Hatchery Calm Increase internal hatcheries rate by 10% while away +200% Golden egg 120,091
ER accounting tricks Accounting Tricks Increase farm valuation by 5% +50% Golden egg 140,241
ER soul food Soul Food Increase bonus per soul egg by +1% +140% Golden egg 1286,931
ER prestige bonus Prestige Bonus Earn +10% Soul Eggs when you prestige +200% Golden egg 199,991
ER drone rewards Drone Rewards Increase your chances for bigger drone rewards by 10% +200% Golden egg 150,991
ER epic egg laying Epic Comfy Nests Increase egg laying rate by 5% +100% Golden egg 1502,491
ER transportation lobbyist Transportation Lobbyists Increase vehicle capacity by 5% +100% Golden egg 163,736
ER warp shift Warp Shift Increase long warp time by 1 hour +16 hrs Golden egg 141,995
ER prophecy bonus Prophecy Bonus Increase bonus per egg of prophecy by 1% (compounding) +5% Golden egg 1175,000
ER hold to research Hold to Research Increase repetition rate when holding down research button by 25% +200% Golden egg 140,000
Golden egg 1 Total The cumulative cost. - Golden egg 11,445,402

Epic Research calculator: http://royalphysique.net/eggs/