Research Spending


Michigan’s University Research Corridor R&D Spending Tops $2B

Michigan’s University Research Corridor generated $15.5 billion in economic impact statewide, exceeded $2 billion in annual research expenditures and awarded more than 31,600 degrees in one year, placing it at or near the top of seven university innovation clusters in the U.S., according to a new Economic Impact Report released Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

The University of Michigan central campus.

UM Tops Again In Research Spending At U.S. Public Universities

For the second straight year, the University of Michigan ranks first in research and development spending among the nation’s public universities and colleges, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. National Science Foundation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2012


UM Annual Research Spending Grows 8.5 Percent To $1.24 Billion

Research spending at the University of Michigan in 2010-11 grew 8.5 percent over the previous year to $1.24 billion, continuing the long-term trend of steady growth in the university’s research enterprise.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2011