FY2018 Research Activity

$334 million in new research awards

$1.15 billion in research proposals submitted

56 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

600+ products to market

170+ 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

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

*Source: National Science Foundation – FY2018 Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey

75 Partners on Centennial Campus – FY2018

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

* FY2017 Data