July 22, 2014

Research Funding Fall at UF

Cynthia Barnett | 11/1/2008

University of Florida research funding fell $21.5 million to $561.5 million this year. Over the past decade, the university had one of the fastest-growing research enterprises in the nation. UF officials say government funding shrank slightly due to the economy and UF’s reduction in new faculty hires. But they reported a double-digit increase in research support from industry and foundations.

UF Research Funding
Source 2006-07 (in millions) 2007-08 (in millions)
Federal $361.0 $322.6
State 103.0 94.0
Industry 48.7 57.6
Private foundations 58.3 71.4
Other 12.0 15.9
Source: University of Florida

Tags: Northeast, Education

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