Annual Research Statistics


Amount of Awards (in Millions)

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FY 15 FY 16 FY 17 FY 18 FY 19
Private/Other 27.2 26.6 26.4 22.8 30.7
State 24.0 21.0 21.4 26.1 22.3
Federal 149.6 142.5 162.5 177.4 180.7
Total 200.8 190.1 210.4 226.3 233.6

Research Expenditures (External Only) (in Millions)

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FY 15 FY 16 FY 17 FY 18 FY 19
Private/Other 27.0 34.7 32.9 31.4 24.9
State 20.0 18.1 20.9 25.1 20.1
Federal 152.7 136.8 145.7 159.2 163.0
Total 199.71 189.6 199.7 215.7 208.0

Submitted Proposals & Awards Received

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FY 15 FY 16 FY 17 FY 18 FY 19
Awards 1281 1254 1340 1331 1050
Proposals 1262 1301 1357 1265 1190

Patent & Licensing Activity

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FY 15 FY 16 FY 17 FY 18 FY 19
Licenses/Options Executed 16 9 13 15 17
Patents Granted 35 35 50 15 48
Patent Applications 66 142 120 103 115

Federal Awards By Funding Source FY19

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NSF 37.2% $67.5M
Health & Human Services 27% $49M
– NIH 82.4% $40.4M
– Other DHHS divisions 17.6% $8.6M
Department of Education 13.5% $24.5M
Department of Defense 9.8% $17.8M
Department of Energy 5.6% $10.1M
US Dept of Transportation 1.5% $2.8M
Other 5.5% $9.9M