Research Funding + Statistics

UBC attracts approximately $600 million in research funding from government, industry and not-for-profit partners across the globe.

2016/17
Research Funding Summary

In 2016/17, a record number of 8,808 projects were supported, with a combined budget of $580m.

2016/17 saw new highs in:

  • The number of projects: 8,808
  • The value of non-CFI and related* funding: $544.2m
  • The value of Tri-council funding $203.7m
  • The value of industry funding $58.8m

*CFI/BCKDF/matching infrastructure funding is cyclical in nature, with major competitions not running every year

TOTAL FUNDING

$580,211,097        8,808 projects

TRI-COUNCIL FUNDING

$203,697,244 
2,879 projects

OTHER GOVERNMENT FUNDING

$157,935,698 
1,833 projects

NON-PROFIT FUNDING

$159,742,282
2,770 projects

Industry research funding

$58,835,873 
1,326 projects

All data are frozen year-end figures, provided by the Office of Research Services

Detailed 2016/17 report