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Indicia of Innovation — Michigan

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 Michigan 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
2 University Michigan, Ann Arbor 1,322,711 791,729 639 433,249 41,947 46,970 8,177
36 Michigan State University 507,061 268,952 36,238 172,202 5,084 9,162 15,423
84 Wayne State University 245,888 126,915 3,374 92,873 5,108 9,867 7,751
169 Michigan Technological University 71,989 33,189 185 32,922 5,259 434 0
265 Western Michigan University 21,073 14,378 169 3,933 1,010 784 799
279 Oakland University 18,194 9,185 0 7,199 900 910 0
308 Eastern Michigan University 12,437 7,374 280 2,005 487 2,291 0
316 Central Michigan University 10,907 5,055 72 5,270 201 194 115
378 University Michigan, Dearborn 6,015 2,992 33 1,843 865 278 4
397 Grand Valley State University 5,180 1,161 378 2,154 211 904 372
422 Kettering University 4,059 2,165 131 616 542 520 85
443 Hope College 3,376 1,912 0 313 0 1,151 0
454 Calvin College 3,252 664 0 1,939 147 472 30
627 University Detroit Mercy 970 508 0 398 30 34 0
582 Lawrence Technological University 1,483 1,108 113 56 144 62 0
611 Saginaw Valley State University 1,094 334 2 712 45 1 0
  Totals —  Michigan $2,235,689 $1,267,621 $41,614 $757,684 $61,980 $74,034 $32,756

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
31 Michigan State University 36,238 72 29,068 0 84 8 3,163 0 2,027 1,816
149 Wayne State University 3,374 0 2,107 42 0 12 841 0 267 105
300 University Michigan, Ann Arbor 639 0 263 0 151 0 3 0 177 45
345 Grand Valley State University 378 189 68 0 16 0 0 69 34 2
369 Eastern Michigan University 280 13 47 0 0 0 0 0 49 171
397 Michigan Technological University 185 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 185 0
404 Western Michigan University 169 0 14 0 0 0 93 0 51 11
417 Kettering University 131 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 53 75
426 Lawrence Technological University 113 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 113 0
451 Central Michigan University 72 0 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
496 University Michigan, Dearborn 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 0
543 Saginaw Valley State University 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  Total $41,614 $274 $31,639 $42 $254 $20 $4,100 $69 $2,989 2,227

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