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Indicia of Innovation — Wisconsin

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 Wisconsin 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
3 University Wisconsin, Madison 1,169,779 580,661 72,156 313,895 23,152 157,818 22,097
97 Medical College Wisconsin 209,040 125,325 382 54,597 8,678 20,058 0
180 University Wisconsin, Milwaukee 61,771 28,862 18,299 11,146 1,542 988 934
278 Marquette University 18,606 9,968 43 4,068 729 3,798 0
377 University Wisconsin, Superior 6,041 5,302 0 167 261 36 275
386 University Wisconsin, Stevens Point 5,576 3,052 1,134 922 104 364 0
404 Milwaukee School of Engineering 4,635 1,207 18 426 2,672 312 0
438 University Wisconsin, La Crosse 3,583 1,876 598 345 321 65 378
501 University Wisconsin, Oshkosh 2,331 1,238 302 402 22 367 0
594 University Wisconsin, Eau Claire 1,362 817 188 94 58 152 53
599 University Wisconsin, Green Bay 1,258 797 74 140 186 18 43
  Totals —  Wisconsin $1,483,982 $759,105 $93,194 $386,202 $37,725 $183,976 $23,780

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
9 University Wisconsin, Madison 72,156 3,380 41,769 662 2,666 406 4,127 2,430 4,853 11,863
54 University Wisconsin, Milwaukee 18,299 3,118 2,369 556 1,318 120 681 1,747 4,190 4,200
246 University Wisconsin, Stevens Point 1,134 491 314 0 65 0 11 0 194 59
308 University Wisconsin, La Crosse 598 33 84 37 74 20 33 0 0 317
344 Medical College Wisconsin 382 0 382 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
359 University Wisconsin, Oshkosh 302 20 282 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
395 University Wisconsin, Eau Claire 188 0 7 0 92 0 0 0 0 89
449 University Wisconsin, Green Bay 74 47 0 1 0 0 0 19 0 7
482 Marquette University 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 0
516 Milwaukee School of Engineering 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0
  Total 93,194 7,089 45,207 1,256 4,215 546 4,852 4,196 9,298 16,535

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