Research Funding Statistics

UBC attracts over $650-million in research funding from government, industry and non-profit partners across the globe.

2019/20
Research Funding Summary

In 2019/20, a record number of 9,941 projects were supported, with a combined budget of $672.7M, also a new high.

2019/20 saw new highs in:

  • Total funding: $672.7M
  • The number of projects: 9,941
  • The value of Tri-Agency funding*: $235.5M
  • The value of industry funding $70.6M
  • The number of industry projects: 1,424
  • The value of Non-profit funding: $181.8M
  • The number of Non-profit projects: 2,942

*CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC & New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)

TOTAL FUNDING

$672,666,479        9,941 projects

TRI-Agency FUNDING

$235,466,762
3,114 projects

OTHER GOVERNMENT FUNDING

$184,877,045 
2,461 projects

NON-PROFIT FUNDING

$181,770,845
2,942 projects

Industry research funding

$70,551,828 
1,424 projects

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

Detailed 2019/20 report

UBC Okanagan RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS (2019)

 

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