Annual Research Statistics


Amount of Awards (in Millions)

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FY 16 FY 17 FY 18 FY 19 FY 20
Private/Other 26.6 26.4 22.8 30.7 14.3
State 21.0 21.4 26.1 22.3 22.0
Federal 142.5 162.5 177.4 180.7 213.8
Total 190.1 210.4 226.3 233.6 250.1

Research Expenditures (External Only) (in Millions)

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FY 16 FY 17 FY 18 FY 19 FY 20
Private/Other 34.7 32.9 31.4 24.9 24.1
State 18.1 20.9 25.1 20.1 19.4
Federal 136.8 145.7 159.2 163.0 184.8
Total 189.6 199.7 215.7 208.0 228.4

Submitted Proposals & Awards Received

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FY 16 FY 17 FY 18 FY 19 FY 20
Awards 1254 1340 1331 1050 1028
Proposals 1301 1357 1265 1190 1240

Patent & Licensing Activity

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FY 16 FY 17 FY 18 FY 19 FY 20
Licenses/Options Executed 9 13 15 17 22
Patents Granted 35 50 15 48 57
Patent Applications 142 120 103 115 79

Federal Awards By Funding Source FY20

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NSF 32.4% $69.3M
Health & Human Services 26% $55.6M
– NIH 78.4% $43.6M
– Other DHHS divisions 21.6% $12.0M
Department of Education 16.5% $35.2M
Department of Defense 12.3% $26.4M
Department of Energy 6.2% $13.2M
US Dept of Transportation 1.4% $2.9M
Other 5.2% $11.2M