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Fiscal Year Extramural Funding to Date

2015-2016
First quarter, July – Sept. 2015 
$9,929,931

Second quarter, Oct – Dec. 2015
$4,079,915

Third quarter, Jan. - Mar. 2016
$3,090,312

Fourth quarter, Apr. - June 2016
$5,113,555

Fiscal Year Total 2016
$22,213,714

2014-2015
First quarter, July – Sept. 2014 

$10,479,724

Second quarter, Oct – Dec. 2014 

$4,259,130

Third quarter, Jan. - Mar. 2015

$3,395,991

Fourth quarter, Apr. - June 2015

$7,246,914

Fiscal Year Total 2015

$25,381,760

 

Extramural Funding Sources

FY 2016, July 2015 – June 2016
Federal: 69 percent
State: 9 percent
Nonprofit: 21 percent
Business: 1 percent

Extramural Funding, past five years

Kent State averaged $26 million annually in extramural research funding over the past five years.

Federal investment and research impact

  • Over the past 20 years, the federal government has invested $366 million in research at Kent State.
  • Proposal submissions have increased 31% over the past five years
  • Studies by the Milken Institute ranked Kent State fifth in the U.S. and Canada in the number of start-up companies formed and patents issued per $1 million in research expenditures.
  • Over 10 years, a $25 million award from the National Science Foundation for a Science and Technology Center at Kent State (ALCOM) focused on advanced optical materials catalyzed nearly $60 million in additional basic and applied research funding. ALCOM led to the creation of 20 new companies and resulted in the creation of thousands of jobs in Ohio.

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