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Stats: University Investment Boost

Public and private investment in research at Florida’s major universities totaled more than $1.6 billion in 2006, according to a survey by the technology transfer directors of 13 Florida research universities coordinated through the Technology Transfer Office at Florida State University. The figure was $36.5 million higher than 2005’s total.

Investment in University Research
2005
2006
Patents issued to Florida university researchers
132
156
Licenses
321
337
Licensing income
$43.3 million
$47 million
Invention disclosures
687
636
Licenses/options executed
123
130
Agreements with Florida companies
28
40