NSU TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT—RESEARCH METRICS 19 OVERVIEW AND HIGHLIGHTS UNIVERSITY-WIDE SPONSORED FUNDING—FY 2012–FY 2021 $0 $32 $64 $96 $128 $160 FY 2021 FY 2020 FY 2019 FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016 FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 $63.9 $58.5 $65.6 $79.7 $122.7 $114.8 $82.2 $86.9 $95.8 $107.7 $119.4 $126.9 $139.9 ARRA $18.3 HEERF $25.1 $82.2 ARRA $2.5 Total Dollar Amount of Cumulative Active Awards in Millions $68.1 ARRA $2.5 HEERF $4.2 $61.1 ARRA $2.6 NSU’s total sponsored funding demonstrates an overall upward trend over the last decade, despite a restrained funding landscape and the close of several American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) projects, including the $15 million National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) award to construct the Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystems Research. The administration and support of NSU’s research, core facilities, sponsored programs, clinical research, and technology transfer in FY 2021 continues to expand and improve as the university’s research performance and capacity grows. NSU’s total sponsored funding continued to demonstrate an upward trend as it has for over a decade. The research metrics that follow represent FY 2021 activity in external sponsored funding, internal grant programs, clinical research, and technology transfer. In summary, at the close of FY 2021, the university’s sponsored funding totaled $139.9 million, which represents a 10 percent increase since FY 2020 and a 70 percent increase since FY 2012. Funding to support research represents 49 percent of this total with teaching/training and service comprising the balance. The university is receiving sponsored funding from 100 di erent funding entities, with the largest amount, 60 percent, coming directly from the federal government. Additionally, state and local government represented 17 and 15 percent of total funding, respectively. Funding from other nonprofit corporations, foundations, and other universities round out the sponsored funding portfolio. Clinical research in FY 2021 was implemented by four NSU colleges, with the highest activity in the College of Dental Medicine. Technology Transfer activity in FY 2021 included 11 invention disclosures, 5 patent applications, and 6 issued patents.