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Indicia of Innovation — Nebraska

R&D Expenditures in the State

A detailed look at the colleges, universities and research organizations, their expenditures, the sources of funding, and the domains where they are spending money in the State.

Institutions

A look at the institutions and businesses forming the State's scientific presence.

Expenditures at Nebraska Higher Education R&D Institutions

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Higher Education Research and Development Survey, FY 2012.
The breakdown of R&D expenditures in the state and the source of the funding.
US Rank Institution All R&D Expenditures Federal Government State & Local government Institution Funds Business Nonprofit Organizations All Other Sources
  All institutions $65,774,524 $40,130,460 $3,704,365 $13,673,539 $3,281,809 $4,033,233 $951,118
41 University Alabama, Birmingham 453,779 306,210 818 107,597 21,430 17,724 0
129 Auburn University, Auburn 133,013 55,557 26,248 42,516 5,200 1,161 2,331
155 University Alabama, Huntsville 87,388 78,528 390 6,875 1,559 36 0
194 University Alabama, Tuscaloosa 55,885 33,023 5,396 14,770 2,657 39 0
212 University South Alabama 40,172 13,816 218 24,291 1,847 0 0
230 Alabama A&M University 32,312 23,778 1,638 5,102 337 184 1,273
288 Tuskegee University 15,991 12,633 1,599 320 0 0 1,439
304 Alabama State University 13,607 13,607 0 NA 0 0 0
645 Oakwood University 724 724 0 0 0 0 0
  Total —  Alabama $832,871 $537,876 $36,307 $201,471 $33,030 $19,144 $5,043

Funded by State & Local Government

The Details on the institutions receiving the State and Local Government R&D funding.

Higher education R&D expenditures funded by state and local governments, ranked by all R&D expenditures, by R&D field: FY 2012. Reported in 000s, (Dollars in thousands). Data from survey cycle FY 2012, as of 30 October 2013.


Rank Institution All R&D
expenditures
Environmental
Sciences
Life
Sciences
Math &
Computer
Sciences
Physical
Sciences
Psychology Social
Sciences
Sciences,
nec
Engineering All non-S&E
fields
All US Institutions $3,704,365 $167,243 $2,133,890 $73,818 $84,821 $33,600 $164,970 $99,140 $682,971 $263,912
40 Auburn University, Auburn 26,248 145 19,957 0 7 0 106 1,287 3,546 1,200
116 University Alabama, Tuscaloosa 5,396 42 7 4,355 25 148 312 0 457 50
205 Alabama A&M University 1,638 0 1,473 1 0 0 119 0 0 45
209 Tuskegee University 1,599 0 1,086 0 45 0 0 0 428 40
277 University Alabama, Birmingham 818 73 302 0 44 0 41 0 72 286
341 University Alabama, Huntsville 390 216 0 0 38 0 0 0 54 82
342 Albany Medical C. 386 0 386 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
388 University South Alabama 218 0 0 0 0 85 111 0 22 0
Total $36,693 $476 $23,211 $4,356 $159 $233 $689 $1,287 $4,579 $1,703

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