Over the course of the last year, the NC State community has worked together to keep the research enterprise robust. From strong 10-year growth of 65% in federal research expenditures to groundbreaking new partnerships and innovation, we continue to thrive.
The Office of Research and Innovation paves the way for advancing research and innovation on campus. Our work of leadership, investment and support is intended to foster collaboration, drive innovation, and guide and fund the research that propels economic, intellectual and societal prosperity.
Ten-Year Research Expenditures
The above chart shows research expenditures in millions over the last 10 years, in addition to their funding sources. Our expenditures are driven through a variety of funding sources, including state-funded projects, federal funds, privately funded research agreements, and institutional support. In the past ten years, our federal research expenditures have grown 65%. This chart is updated annually at fiscal year-end. Last updated 7/1/2021
Research Activity Snapshot
|This Fiscal Year|
|Last Fiscal Year|
|Number of Awards||853||826||905|
|Number of Proposals||705||768||769|
This chart indicates our current status and value of research awards and the number and dollar value of proposals submitted institutionally in comparison to the last fiscal year. The university’s fiscal year runs from July 1 – June 30. This chart uses live data. For more detailed research activity data, click here.
Quarter One and Two 2021 Compliance Data
|Unit||Reviews Conducted||Approvals||Active Protocols/Control Plans as of June 30, 2021|
The above table shows cumulative activity to date for the calendar year 2021 from IRB (Institutional Review Board – human subjects), IACUC (Animal Care and Use) and national security and foreign policy export controls. Last updated 7/1/21
Five-Year Commercialization Data
|Total IP Disclosures||275||276||295||276||268|
|Total Patents Filed||241||264||292||275||258|
|Total Commercialization Agreements||169||145||155||145||184|
|Revenue Royalties in Millions||$4.4||$5.3||$5.6||$4.5||$5.9|
|Total # Startup Companies||15||20||21||17||19|
The above table shows research commercialization activity over the past five years. See more commercialization data. Last updated 7/1/21