Tech Transfer RichesInstitution*License Income
(Dollars x 1000)/RankResearch Expenditures
(Dollars x 1000)License Income as % of Research ExpendituresLicenses & Options Yielding IncomeU. California (system)73,101/11,709,9294.3696 Columbia61,649/2260,70023.6245 Florida State U.46,643/3112,07841.610 Stanford43,197/4401,04910.8299 Yale 33,261/5299,80011.184 Carnegie Mellon30,065/6169,90017.720 Michigan State U.24,337/7193,61112.641 U. Washington/Wash. Research Foundation21,299/8432,3834.9204 U. Florida19,145/9240,9007.955 MIT18,047/10761,4002.4267 U. Wisconsin-Madison/ Wisc. Alumni Research Foundation16,121/11362,1004.576SUNY Research Foundation12,123/12378,7923.2119Harvard8,878/13374,4472.4163 Baylor College of Medicine7,247/14207,1003.5102U. Pennsylvania7,247/14414,356 1.769 U. Michigan6,806/16491,5001.491 Tulane6,588/17 87,8587.523 Johns Hopkins5,513/18987,4640.6149 Caltech5,500/19151,0003.650 Emory5,074/20164,9003.115 Cornell Research Foundation4,798/21343,0071.463Rutgers4,749/22146,855 3.2172 Washington U.4,548/23265,3161.7106 Texas A&M (system)4,414/24393,7201.1137Clemson4,330/2590,1504.87* individual campuses unless specified
License Income: The gross license income received by the university in fiscal year 1998 minus license income paid to other institutions under agreement that year. Note: Rankings within this category reflect an institution’s standing among all 132 U.S. universities surveyed by the Association of University Technology Managers, not just the 50 ranked highest in technological strength.
Research Expenditures: Total expenditures made in support of research activities, funded by all sources including federal and local government, industry, foundations, voluntary health organizations and other nonprofits.
License Income as Percentage of Research Expenditures: The adjusted gross license income, as described above, compared to total expenditure on research activities.
Licenses & Options Yielding Income: The number of licenses and options generating license income.
Data from the Association of University Technology Managers.
All figures in this table are from fiscal year 1998, the most recent available.