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  • Data Tables | Data Tables (Individual)

    Survey of Federal Funds for Research and Development 2020-2021 | Data Tables

    Federal obligations for COVID-19 related R&D and all other R&D, by agency: FY 2020

    This set of detailed tables present data on the research and development outlays and obligations of federal agencies. Outlays are provided by agency for total R&D and total R&D plant. Obligations are provided for R&D by agency for type of work (basic research, applied research, experimental devel...

  • Analysis | InfoBrief

    Higher Education R&D Increase of 3.3% in FY 2020 Is the Lowest since FY 2015

    Higher Education R&D Increase of 3.3% in FY 2020 Is the Lowest since FY 2015

    Research and development spending by academic institutions totaled $86.4 billion in FY 2020, an increase of $2.7 billion (3.3%) from FY 2019 (table 1). This was the slowest growth since the 4 years of decreasing federal funding from FY 2012 to FY 2015. Despite the recent year’s slower growth, due...

  • Analysis | InfoBrief

    Higher Education R&D Increase of 3.3% in FY 2020 Is the Lowest since FY 2015

    R&D Disruptions Due to the Pandemic

    As the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic expanded in early 2020, there was considerable concern regarding the potential disruption of R&D activities on our nation’s campuses. To address such concerns, several questions were included on the FY 2020 HERD Survey that specifically asked about the pandemic’...

  • Analysis | Reports

    Academic Research and Development | Education, Training, and Academic R&D

    COVID-19 and Academic R&D

    When the COVID-19 pandemic struck the United States in March 2020, it disrupted R&D performed by colleges and universities. The need for social distancing led to laboratory closures, curtailment of projects, and resource allocation shifts (Morgan and Sargent 2020). While most research activities ...

  • Analysis | Reports

    Academic Research and Development

    Education, Training, and Academic R&D

    Undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral researchers (postdocs) are vital to the academic R&D enterprise and constitute a significant portion of the individuals funded by research grants at many institutions (IRIS 2021). Education and training often go hand-in-hand with R&D performanc...