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.

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