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Indicia of Innovation — Florida

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 Florida 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 US Institutions $65,774,524 $40,130,460 $3,704,365 $13,673,539 $3,281,809 $4,033,233 $951,118
23 University Florida 696,985 305,067 >94,435 233,648 24,662 32,801 6,372
43 University South Florida, Tampa 443,206 236,148 >23,351 142,402 24,368 14,239 2,698
61 University Miami 365,301 224,172 >10,290 85,092 22,976 22,771 0
93 Florida State University 225,378 140,419 >7,407 70,348 1,691 5,513 0
136 University Central Florida 121,653 78,411 >8,043 22,925 7,854 2,819 1,601
137 Florida International University 118,058 69,402 >9,006 34,101 2,343 2,978 228
178 Florida Atlantic University 65,377 17,226 >1,134 41,186 364 3,903 1,564
197 Florida A&M University 52,263 42,937 >3,088 4,309 1,929 NA NA
249 Miami University 26,311 13,418 >943 10,264 741 437 508
272 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 19,376 14,048 >1,344 2,372 1,424 0 188
285 Florida Institute of Technology 17,100 7,500 >150 NA 979 574 7,897
287 University West Florida 16,221 12,858 >931 1,486 278 608 60
300 Florida Gulf Coast University 14,393 5,146 >1,331 289 4,919 2,708 0
307 Nova Southeastern University 12,908 6,653 >1,442 2,786 980 903 144
365 University North Florida 7,031 3,760 >731 1,986 453 101 0
389 University South Florida, St. Petersburg 5,488 2,799 >45 2,227 0 417 0
586 Barry University 1,449 1,381 >0 10 8 50 0
631 New College Florida 945 451 >0 152 327 15 0
626 Stetson University 982 884 >0 84 0 14 0
  Totals — Florida 2,210,425 1,182,680 >163,671 655,667 96,296 90,851 21,260

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
5 University Florida 94,435 324 78,403 714 269 273 3,533 467 9,061 1,391
43 University South Florida, Tampa 23,351 677 14,531 0 285 222 732 0 5,248 1,656
76 University Miami 10,290 428 9,606 0 91 57 0 0 108 0
86 Florida International University 9,006 29 1,751 54 0 198 427 0 2,814 3,733
91 University Central Florida 8,043 366 969 0 716 0 153 151 1,857 3,831
98 Florida State University 7,407 1,880 1,492 112 115 212 299 0 2,204 1,093
158 Florida A&M University 3,088 142 1,175 28 0 0 78 14 2 1,649
218 Nova Southeastern University 1,442 684 698 0 0 0 0 0 0 60
225 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 1,344 11 34 25 22 0 0 0 145 1,107
226 Florida Gulf Coast University 1,331 230 31 0 0 0 23 155 46 846
245 Florida Atlantic University 1,134 6 650 0 5 0 0 0 325 148
271 University West Florida 931 0 380 35 0 0 396 0 0 120
283 University North Florida 731 0 182 0 0 0 0 0 549 0
412 Florida Institute of Technology 150 27 12 0 0 12 0 0 99 0
479 University South Florida, St. Petersburg 45 35 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 1
  Total 162,728 4,839 109,914 968 1,503 983 5,641 787 22,458 15,635

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