OSP Metrics & Data
For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, the University of Utah received over $546 million in new awards for sponsored activities.
Overall Sponsored Project Awards
This years total of $546,957,475 represents an increase in total award funding of $32 million over last year.
Overall growth since 2006 reflects the continued efforts of a growing body of investigators and the support of numerous faculty and staff.
Proposals and Awards
OSP submitted 2,928 applications and received 2,896 awards.
In 2019, as in most years, each Sponsored Project Officer reviewed approximately 225 applications and negotiated 220 new awards in addition to administering an existing workload, on average, of more than 200 projects.
Sponsored Activity Funding by Source
The largest sponsor of research at the University is the federal government, which accounted for just over $358 million of awards received in the last fiscal year.
The second largest sponsor was private industry, which accounted for $79.4 million and 16% of the total research funding.
Sponsored Project Funds by Federal Agency
Our largest federal sponsor is the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). In 2019, we received $226.6 million in prime funding from DHHS. The National Science Foundation (NSF) provided $39 million in prime funding and was the second largest federal sponsor in 2019.
For more sponsored project data and comparisons by administering department or college, please review the monthly trustee reports compiled and published by OSP.
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