Research Funding + Statistics

UBC attracts over $650 million in research funding from government, industry and not-for-profit partners across the globe.

10 year funding chart

2018/19
Research Funding Summary

In 2018/19, a record number of 9,544 projects were supported, with a combined budget of $669.1m, also a new high.

2018/19 saw new highs in:

  • Total funding: $669.1m
  • The number of projects: 9,544
  • The value of Tri-Agency funding: $222.6m
  • The value of industry funding $69.6m
  • The number of industry projects: 1,391
  • The value of Non-profit funding: $167.7m
  • The number of Non-profit projects: 2,826

*CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC

TOTAL FUNDING

$669,068,069        9,544 projects

TRI-Agency FUNDING

$222,629,053
3,130 projects

OTHER GOVERNMENT FUNDING

$209,167,435 
2,197 projects

NON-PROFIT FUNDING

$167,684,975
2,826 projects

Industry research funding

$69,586,606 
1,391 projects

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

Detailed 2018/19 report