ERIC Number: ED427952
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Dec-23
Reference Count: N/A
What Are the Sources of Funding for Academically Performed R&D?
Rapoport, Alan I.
SRS Issue Brief, Dec 23 1998
Adequate financial support for research and development (R&D) activities at universities and colleges in the United States is essential for enabling academic researchers to perform world-class research. This brief focuses on the main sources of financial support for academic R&D and the changes that have taken place over the last two decades. Discussed are overall sources of support (Federal Government, institutional funds, state and local governments, industrial sector, other sources) and sources of support by science and engineering field. (CCM)
Descriptors: Budgets, Federal Government, Financial Support, Higher Education, Research and Development
National Science Foundation, Div. of Science Resources Studies, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Suite 965, Arlington, VA 22230.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.