Research Funding + Statistics

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

10 year funding chart

2017/18
Research Funding Summary

In 2017/18, a record number of 8,973 projects were supported, with a combined budget of $658m, also a new high.

2017/18 saw new highs in:

  • Total funding: $658.0m
  • The number of projects: 8,973
  • The value of CFI and related* funding: $119.0m
  • The value of industry funding $61.4m
  • The number of industry projects: 1,375

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

TOTAL FUNDING

$657,989,649        8,973 projects

TRI-COUNCIL FUNDING

$201,343,970 
2,850 projects

OTHER GOVERNMENT FUNDING

$229,405,768 
1,927 projects

NON-PROFIT FUNDING

$165,888,107
2,821 projects

Industry research funding

$61,351,804 
1,375 projects

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

Detailed 2017/18 report