Facts & Figures
Fiscal Year Extramural Funding to Date
First quarter, July – Sept. 2014
Second quarter, Oct – Dec. 2014
Third quarter, Jan. - Mar. 2015
Total through Mar. 2015
First quarter, July – Sept. 2013
Second quarter,Oct. – Dec. 2013
Third quarter, Jan. - Mar. 2014
Total through Mar. 2014
Extramural Funding Sources
FY 2014, July – December 2014
Federal: 66 percent
State: 14 percent
Nonprofit: 16 percent
Business: 4 percent
Extramural Funding, past five years
Kent State averaged $35 million in extramural research funding over the past five years.
Federal investment and research impact
- Over the past 20 years, the federal government has invested $355 million in research at Kent State.
- Studies by the Milken Institute ranked Kent State fifth in the U.S. and Canada in the number of start-up companies formed and patents issued per $1 million in research expenditures.
- Over 10 years, a $25 million award from the Nationa l Science Foundation for a Science and Technology Center at Kent State (ALCOM) focused on advanced optical materials catalyzed nearly $60 million in additional basic and applied research funding.
- The ALCOM center led to the creation of 20 new companies and resulted in the creation of thousands of jobs in Ohio.