FY2017 Research Activity

$405 million in new research awards

$1.31 billion in research proposals submitted

46 large-scale proposal submissions

2nd in the U.S. in Licenses and Options Executed*

# 5 in startups launched

# 5 in invention disclosures received

# 6 in patents issued

# 10 in patents filed

4,700+ intellectual property disclosures

575+ products to market

125+ start-up companies

Our technology commercialization program consistently ranks in the top 10 universities without a medical school.

*Source: Association for University Technology Managers (AUTM) – FY 2016 U.S. Tech Transfer Survey

NSF Rankings by Research Expenditures*

# 2 in industry expenditures among all public institutions without a medical school

# 8 in all expenditures among all public institutions without a medical school

*Source: National Science Foundation – FY2016 Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey

72 Partners on Centennial Campus – FY2017

60+ economic development projects

13 new partners on Centennial

“I have to say, you make it extremely easy to tap into the expertise that NC State offers to companies we’re trying to grow or recruit here… Your can-do attitude (and ability to deliver the right folks for the right situations) is much appreciated; you all are definitely at the top in terms of customer-friendliness.” 

Chris Chung, CEO of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina