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Survey of Sponsored Research Agreements between the Private Sector and Higher Education, 2017 Edition

Published by Primary Research Group
By James Moses
Format: Print, PDF
150 pages

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Price: $265 single user license ($399 for company-wide access)
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Survey of Sponsored Research Agreements between the Private Sector and Higher EducationThe new 2017 edition of the Survey of Sponsored Research Agreements between the Private Sector and Higher Education is now available and includes 150 pages of key data and trends based on extensive survey results from 18 major research universities and their agreements with private sector entities.

This one-of-a-kind resource provides a rich set of benchmarks and data to compare against your own sponsored research activity. It’s jam-packed with over 180 easy-to-scan charts and figures displaying critical data you can’t find in any other publication.

Take a look at just a small sample of questions you’ll find answered in this comprehensive report — (CLICK HERE to view the entire Table of Contents, and CLICK HERE for a brief excerpt):

  • What percentage of sponsored research volume is accounted for by overseas partners? What percentage of sponsored research volume is accounted for by partners who have had a research relationship with the university previously? What percentage involve clinical trials?
  • What percentage of sponsored research volume are in materials science, or information technology, or medicine/healthcare?
  • How effective are universities in estimating their costs in sponsored research agreements?
  • What is the total volume of funding received from sponsored research agreements with private sector organizations?
  • What percentage of sponsored research agreements with the private sector involve a subcontract to another university?
  • What percentage of sponsored research projects involve a dispute or differing views with a partner over the issue of cost reimbursement that requires serious negotiation to resolve?

You’ll get survey data on these questions and much more – detailed in over 180 easy-to-scan tables

In addition, the data in the Survey of Sponsored Research Agreements between the Private Sector and Higher Education, 2017 Edition is broken out by many useful criteria including:

  • Type of university
  • Level of annual patent and licensing revenue
  • Public or private status
  • Enrollment

See how your organization compares  and identify key areas for improvement!

Unlike any other available resource, Survey of Sponsored Research Agreements between the Private Sector and Higher Education, 2017 Edition provides you with an in-depth look into key data so you can compare your practices and see how you stack up against other organizations – and use the data to point you to areas for improvement. Take a look at just a few of the reports many findings:

  • The average major research university in the sample garnered contracts worth $27.98 million from sponsored research agreements in 2016.
  • 15% of survey participants said that they often underestimate the costs of sponsored research agreements.
  • Disputes with research partners were most common at public universities with relatively low annual licensing and patent revenues.
  • Major research universities used semi-annual or annual billing for 38.70% of projects.  

The Survey of Sponsored Research Agreements between the Private Sector and Higher Education, 2017 Edition is available to purchase via PDF or print for the low price of just $265. You can also make this invaluable resource available to your entire staff with an economically priced site-license purchase – just $399!

Benchmarking Data You Can Trust

You can rely on the accuracy of the detailed data, commentary, and analysis provided in this informative report. It was compiled and written by James Moses, President of Primary Research Group. Mr. Moses is the author of hundreds of industry studies and benchmarking reports and is a former economist for the U.S. International Trade Commission. Primary Research Group publishes research reports, surveys and benchmarking studies for businesses, colleges, libraries, law firms, hospitals, museums and other institutions.

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