Annual Research Statistics


Amount of Awards (in Millions)

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FY 12 FY 13 FY 14 FY 15 FY 16
Private/Other 26.7 27.4 34.8 27.2 26.6
State 15.2 18.1 21.0 24.0 21.0
Federal 148.4 154.7 174.3 149.6 142.5
Total 190.3 200.2 230.1 200.8 190.1

Research Expenditures (External Only) (in Millions)

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FY 12 FY 13 FY 14 FY 15 FY 16
Private/Other 19 25.7 28.5 27.0 34.7
State 16.9 17.1 20.2 20.0 18.1
Federal 152.2 159 162.4 152.7 136.8
Total 188.1 201.8 211.1 199.71 189.6

Submitted & Awards Received

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FY 12 FY 13 FY 14 FY 15 FY 16
Awards 1166 1205 1186 1281 1254
Proposals 1251 1094 1121 1262 1301

Patent & Licensing Activity

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FY 12 FY 13 FY 14 FY 15 FY 16
Licenses Executed 13 15 25 16 9
Patents Granted 28 43 39 35 35
Patent Applications 86 124 99 66 142

Federal Awards By Funding Source FY 2015-2016

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NSF 41.0% $58.4M
Health & Human Services 15.5% $22.1M
– NIH 81% $17.9M
– Other DHHS divisions 19% $4.2M
Department of Education 16.7% $23.8M
Department of Defense 14.7% $20.9M
Department of Energy 4.1% $5.8M
US Dept of Transportation 2.2% $3.2M
Other 5.8% $8.2M