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Indicia of Innovation — New Mexico

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 New Mexico 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
94 University New Mexico 220,360 160,895 992 49,638 2,983 4,485 1,367
124 New Mexico State University 141,151 90,722 18,428 19,071 5,114 222 7,594
214 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology 37,875 29,894 4,236 2,624 1,041 0 80
571 New Mexico Highlands University 1,566 735 0 831 0 0 0
  Totals —¬† New Mexico $400,952 $282,246 $23,656 $72,164 $9,138 $4,707 $9,041

Federally Funded R&D Centers
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, FFRDC Research and Development Survey, FY 2012.
One FFRDC is located in New Mexico. Federally Funded R&D Centers (FFRDCs) located in New Mexico, the federal government department that sponsors the center, and information about their research spending.
Total Federally Financed
FFRDC Sponsor Location All R&D expenditures Basic research Applied research Development All R&D expenditures Basic research Applied research Development
All FFRDCs     17,446,036 6,139,311 5,361,496 5,945,229 17,006,331 5,998,392 5,162,235 5,845,704
Los Alamos National Lab. DOE Los Alamos, NM 2,056,878 2,056,878 0 0 2,013,692 2,013,692 0 0
Sandia National Labs. DOE Albuquerque, NM 2,293,307 135,730 658,740 1,498,837 2,262,162 135,730 649,241 1,477,191
All FFRDC Expenditures in New Mexico $4,350,185 $2,192,608 $658740 $1,498,837 $4,275,854 $2,149,422 $649,241 $,1477,191

Funded by The 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
52 New Mexico State University 18,428 178 16,650 15 13 0 0 13 1,548 11
132 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology 4,236 2,800 0 0 51 0 0 6 1,379 0
260 University New Mexico 992 8 182 0 0 0 640 3 103 56
  Total 23,656 2,986 16,832 15 64 0 640 22 3,030 67

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