News Release 12-145
Research Collaboration Among Multiple Institutions Is Growing Trend
According to NSF report, federal initiatives and technological advances are contributing factors
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.
Research collaboration involving multiple institutions is a growing trend, as can be seen by increases in the amount of total expenditures for research and development that universities pass through to others and receive from others (pass-through funds). Funds passed through universities to others grew from $1.4 billion in FY 2000 to $3.8 billion in FY 2009, and pass-through funds received by universities from others grew from $1.8 billion to $4.1 billion.