At the end of the financial year 2010/11, research grants and contracts income had increased by £16.0m (+6%) to £283.7m, showing resilience in externally sponsored research amid difficult economic conditions. In particular, the prominence of the European Commission and Overseas funders shows the University’s portfolio becoming more diverse.
Further figures are available from the annual key data at http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/planning/data/facts/
The following table provides a breakdown of the research income received by sponsor type.
|Sponsor Type||Amount in £M|
|UK Research Councils||93.2||101.8||112.5||111.1||105.9|
|UK Industry & Commerce||16.8||18.4||18.1||15.2||16.3|
|UK Government Bodies||9.2||9||9.8||8.5||9.1|
|UK Health & Hospital Authorities||1||3.5||8.3||9.6||11.3|